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Purpose & objective
The purpose of this presentation is to model for teachers strategies and help them gain better understanding of how to embed problem solving strategies into the mathematics instruction while making it interactive. Teachers by the end of this lesson will learn:
Content and Activities: Having taught a variety of grades in elementary school, problem solving in mathematics is always a challenge for students. This is due to the fact many of them cannot visualize what the problems are saying and asking. Using what I know about children, mathematics, Cognitively Guided Instruction, and technology, I want to provide an interactive session where teachers would have a chance to engage in multiple strategies to solve problems and suggestions for helping to teach word problems to children. The use of technology will be fully integrated throughout the session. Some tools and apps that will be used include, but QR Codes, Augmented Reality, Today's Meet, Padlet, and YouTube. Many times teachers hear about App Smashing; however, in this session, teachers will have the opportunity to be immersed into SOS (Smashing Our Strategies) where a variety of teaching strategies will be implemented to help teachers take back into their own schools and classrooms. The ultimate goal of this session is to help teachers learn problem solving strategies to help students, show how technology can be implemented and infused seamlessly into the classroom for instructional purposes, and provide multiple instructional strategies for high quality student engagement.
60 Mins- Exploring & Engaging Students through Problem Solving in Elementary School Mathematics
Process: Peer-to-Peer interaction; facilitator-to-audience interaction; constructivism; device-based activities; multiple intelligence; differentiation through homogeneous grouping
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