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Inspiring Students to See Mathematicians as Role Models

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

Inspiring Students to See Mathematicians as Role Models

Presented by David Woods, Sr. Director, Curriculum and Reporting, DreamBox Learning
Hosted by Peter Kruger, Director, Product Marketing, DreamBox Learning

Sponsored by DreamBox Learning

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To promote equity in the classroom, we must recognize the individuality and uniqueness of students. By relating a mathematician to something familiar to the student, they will engineer a stronger connection to that person. Join this edWebinar to learn how we can inspire our students to see mathematicians as role models and as a potential future career option.

This edWebinar will be of interest to kindergarten through junior high teachers and school leaders. There will be time to have your questions answered at the end of the presentation.

David WoodsAbout the Presenter

David Woods serves as the senior director of curriculum and reporting at DreamBox Learning. He earned a B.A. in elementary education with endorsements in reading and middle-level mathematics and a minor in Spanish from Whitworth University, and a master’s degree in integrating technology in the classroom from Walden University before joining the DreamBox Curriculum team. Throughout his teaching career, David reviewed new curriculums, interpreted assessment data, and was a leading member of his professional reading community of math teachers. For the last six years he has been a curriculum designer at DreamBox Learning, currently serving as the senior director of curriculum and reporting, where he can apply his passion for building an effective individualized math curriculum.

 

Peter KrugerAbout the Host

Peter Kruger serves as the director of product marketing at DreamBox and has spent most of his career pursuing a passion for personalized learning and education technology. Prior to DreamBox, Peter worked at Amplify when it was called Wireless Generation, SMART, and Microsoft. Peter holds an M.B.A. from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and when he’s not focusing on education, he can be found doing photography, gardening with conifers, or hiking with his wife and dog.

 

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