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511- Using Contextual Anchors to Promote Equity and Mathematical Thinking

Friday, April 15, 2011: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
207 (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Shonda Lemons-Smith

Looking for a powerful approach to reach kids? This presentation will highlight teaching math using student-driven contextual anchors. All students bring valuable math capital to the classroom. Concrete examples of using students’ backgrounds, families, communities, lived, and out-of-school experiences to anchor mathematical thinking will be provided.

Presentation Format: 3-5 Session
Grade Band Audience: 3 to 5, PreK to 2

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