Session #3

A full day virtual conference featuring over 20 different sessions including: K-2 Young Mathematicians, Einstein for K-5, Integrating STEM and Literature, 6th-8th Efficient Inquiry, Breaking Science Silos, and the G-Suite Life. Participants can choose from 4 different sessions each hour. Sessions will also be recorded for future viewing.

  • Session #3 | 10:50 am - 11:50 am

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Friday, March 4th
10:50 AM

3-5 Foundational Science

Cassandra Armstrong, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

10:50 AM - 11:50 AM

Grade: 3-5

During this session, we will explore the progression of science content and skills as presented in the Next Generation Science Standards as they build from Pre-K forward, with a focus on the expectations for 3-5 students. By participating in three-dimensional activities, teachers will develop strategies to provide students with opportunities to build a strong foundation in science and STEAM.

Building Number Sense with Subitizing

Lindsey Herlehy, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

10:50 AM - 11:50 AM

Grades: K-2

Dice, fingers, tallies, and ten frames! Proficient mathematicians are problem solvers who work with quantities in flexible ways. Subitizing is a practice that builds number sense and is key to becoming a fluent mathematician at any grade level. Quick and easy games and activities will be shared.

Efficient Inquiry: Rethinking the Science Class Experience

Karen Ye, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

10:50 AM - 11:50 AM

Grades: 6-8

Are you looking for quick and engaging, inquiry-based activities to incorporate in your classroom? Inquiry-based investigations play a critical role in learning and can be used from introduction to application of scientific concepts. In this session, participants will embrace the definition of “inquiry-based” and look at ways to transform more traditional worksheets or lessons into an inquiry-based activity.

Transforming Teachers into Teacher Leaders of Mathematics

Kelly Remijan, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

10:50 AM - 11:50 AM

Grades: 5-8

Attendees will 1) discuss what it means to be a teacher leader of mathematics, within and beyond the classroom, 2) discover steps that teachers can take to begin being recognized as teacher leaders of mathematics, and 3) determine actions that education leaders can take to promote the development of teacher leaders of mathematics. The presenter will share examples from her own journey in becoming a teacher leader of mathematics and will provide teachers and education leaders with recommendations and resources for transforming teachers into teacher leaders of mathematics.