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Saturday, November 16 • 9:45am - 10:45am
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It seems like lately Reader’s and Writer’s Workshop are getting all the hype lately, but what about math? In this session, we will demonstrate how conferences can be used in math, just as they are used in literacy. As a broad introductory course, we will focus on developing and/or finding rich mathematical tasks to use in your classroom, and through conferring elicit and push student thinking by using Common Core’s mathematical practices.

Session Objectives:

1. Identify and select rich mathematical tasks that require flexible thinking. 
2. Develop skills for eliciting and pushing students' understanding in math through conferring.

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Leann Norton

Born and raised in Seattle, WA, Leann Norton is the proud owner of three raincoats and a degree in psychology from the University of Washington. Following her graduation, Leann quickly returned to school to obtain her teaching certificate and follow her passion. After a decade of... Read More →
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Tomás Wallenberg

Tomás was born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia. He has worked in education for 13 years and currently works as a K-12 Instructional Coach at Korea International School. Before teaching internationally, Tomás worked in bilingual schools as a teacher, instructional specialist and... Read More →

Saturday November 16, 2019 9:45am - 10:45am KST