Date: Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Venue: McCormick Place

Address: 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive , Chicago, IL, United States  Map


Members of Erikson’s Early Math Collaborative will present sessions at Chicago Public Schools’ Ready, Set, Teach! Summer Institute.

July 16

Making the Most of CPS K-2 Math Block
Jeanine Brownell, Veronica Castro, Katie Morgan

This session looks at the new recommendations from CPS about organizing math instructional time. Presenters will consider how to fit components together for balanced instruction that supports the creation of a community of learners while meeting the Common Core Standards.

July 17

Navigating Language in the Math Classroom
Lisa Ginet, Cindy Osorto, Jill Sapoznick

Communication is essential to understanding mathematical concepts. In this session, parcitipants explore the linguistic challenges all students face as they learn about mathematics, and discuss how teachers can help students develop language skills that will enable them to feel comfortable as they engage with mathematical problems.