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Thursday, March 3 • 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Linguistically Rich Math Instruction

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Incorporating discourse in math classrooms that leans on the linguistic cultural values of many minority students. Presenters will teach “low floor, high ceiling” math tasks that allows an entrance to all students where they can work at their own pace, and take the work to different depths at different times. These tasks lead to rich mathematical discussion.
The benefits of incorporating “low floor, high ceiling” math tasks are: hits numerous Mathematics Practice Standards, promotes positive classroom culture, allows learners to show what they can do, not what they cannot do, provides differentiation and promotes perseverance and the idea that anyone can do math (growth mindset). Participants will be engaged by: Utilizing PearDeck, teachers will engage in linguistic collaborative math tasks, followed by culturally relevant reflections. The math tasks will feature three different types of “low floor, high ceiling” math challenges that promote discourse in the math classroom. The digital resources that be used are: 1- Notice & Wonder - https://www.nctm.org/noticeandwonder/ 2- Which one doesn't belong - https://wodb.ca/ 3- Visual patterns - https://www.visualpatterns.org/

What will participants take from presentation:

Teachers will cultivate awareness of cultural values and norms that can leverage deeper mathematical thinking.
Teachers will become comfortable with PearDeck as an engaging, instructional tool.
Teachers will be introduced to three math resources.

What digital resources are included:

Pear Deck


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Kaylor Kaemba

Teacher, Mooresville Graded School District
Kaylor, Lindsey, Aimee, and Felicia are ELA teachers at East Mooresville Intermediate. Each is committed to the success of all students through culturally enriched classrooms, culturally relevant and sustaining pedagogy, and historically responsive classrooms. Twitter handle: @kkinindoWhat... Read More →

Thursday March 3, 2022 3:15pm - 4:00pm EST
  Concurrent, Digital Content and instruction
  • Grade Span 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
  • Devices Chromebooks, iPads, Tablets, Macbooks, PC Laptops, SmartPhones
  • Diversity Teachers will cultivate awareness of cultural values and norms that can leverage deeper mathematical thinking. The math resources increase accessibility for all students.
  • Level Intermediate
  • Room 306B