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REL Southeast Event: Statistics Activities for Middle School
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October 27, 2019

Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM CT

Location: Natchez Convention Center
211 Main Street
Natchez MS 39120

Description: The goals for the workshop are to (a) expose teachers, teacher leaders, and administrators to instructional strategies for teaching expressions and equations through student work (IES Algebra Practice Guide Recommendations 1 and 2); (b) help teachers, teacher leaders, and administrators learn how to teach students to evaluate and compare different strategies for solving problems (Algebra Recommendation 3); (c) model for teachers, teacher leaders, and administrators how to monitor and reflect on the discussion process to articulate the reasoning behind strategy choice and identify which strategy presented the most efficient means of obtaining the solution (Algebra Recommendation 3.2); (d) provide a list of resources supported by the What Works Clearinghouse and the National Council for the Teachers of Mathematics; and (e) provide opportunities for participants to ask clarifying questions.

Research Alliance: Improving Instruction of Mathematics Research Alliance

Audience: The workshop audience will include middle school teachers, teacher leaders, and administrators attending the annual Mississippi Association for Middle Level Education (MAMLE) conference. Conference attendees will be working primarily at the middle school level in Mississippi schools. The conference is expecting approximately 100 in the session. The audience will be recruited by the Mississippi Department of Education and MAMLE.

Speakers: Tim Jacobbe, Ph.D.
Professor & Chair, Department of Teaching and Learning, and Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statistics Education
Southern Methodist University

Kevin DiMatteo
(850) 644-3042
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