Making Math Meaningful with Good Books – Session Three of the I Foundational Mathematics Series

Date: Saturday, March 3, 2018

Course #: w956

Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Location: Erikson Institute

Cost: $90.00

Credit Available: CEUs; Social Work CEUs; ISBE Clock Hours


In this 3-hour workshop we’ll discuss how books are powerful tools to make abstract mathematical concepts more concrete and accessible for young learners.  We’ll act out stories, use a tool to analyze counting books, and practice finding math in good stories.  Participants will leave with a list of books, their connections to mathematical Big Ideas, and ideas for lesson extensions.

Part of the I <3 Foundational Mathematics Series


Jill Sapoznick, M.A.Ed.

Sapoznick completed a master's degree in education from Pepperdine University. She has taught in a variety of classrooms In Illinois, and has endorsements in Spanish, ESL, and Bilingual Education.

Lauren Solarski, M.S.

Lauren Solarski currently serves as a Coach, Professional Development Facilitator, and Research Assistant for the Early Math Collaborative, while also teaching courses in Erikson Institute’s Child Development and Teacher Education programs. 

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