MAME is proud to present Karen Karp as our large group speaker for MTS PD Day 2019!
Strategies for Supporting Students who Struggle
Come participate in this hands on, practical workshop!
You will interact with classroom manipulatives and tools and explore ways of supporting learners of different ability levels. Karen Karp has over 20 years of experience teaching Mathematics and is passionate about making math learning accessible to students with learning challenges. She has more than 25 books written on mathematics education including, Elementary and Middle School Mathematics Teaching Developmentally (with Van de Walle and Bay-Williams).
Session description: Are you ready to make changes in your approach to teaching mathematics? Dr. Karp will share evidence-based strategies such as the concrete-semi-concrete-abstract (CSA) approach that emphasizes students’ development of a balanced understanding of concepts and skills. Participants will experience engaging classroom-tested tasks that create more robust learning and focus on ways to use formative assessment and students’ strengths to promote each and every child’s mathematical proficiency. This session is intended for K-5 teachers.