Sets, Sorting & Data Analysis – Session One of the Foundational Mathematics Series

Date: Saturday, January 20, 2018

Course #: w954

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

Location: Erikson Institute

Cost: $90.00

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


We ask our children to sort items and make many graphs together – but do we fully understand the mathematical reasons behind doing these activities?  How do they connect to expectations in upper grades?  This 3-hr workshop will increase participants’ understanding of the Big Ideas of Sets, Sorting and Data Analysis through hands-on adult learning activities. We’ll also watch videos to discuss evidence of children’s thinking and how their understanding of these Big Ideas develops over time.  Teachers will leave with fun lesson ideas to try in their own classrooms.  Pk-2 educators of all experience levels are welcome!

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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