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Engineering Learning Opportunities in the Math Classroom
Tuesday November 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST
Presented by David Wees, Senior Curriculum Designer, DreamBox Learning
Hosted by Peter Kruger, Director of Product Marketing, DreamBox Learning
Sponsored by DreamBox Learning
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In this edWebinar, we share strategies for creating learning opportunities for your math students. With this, we can be deliberate about how we vary the numbers we use in problems; use “in the moment” scaffolding with students; and leverage contexts that are familiar to students, such as fair sharing. Watch this edWebinar to see examples of these instructional strategies in action and learn how to apply them in your own classroom.
This recorded edWebinar will be of interest to kindergarten through junior high school teachers and school and district leaders.
About the Presenter
David Wees has degrees in mathematics, education, and educational technology. He taught for 11 years in such far-flung places as NYC, London, Bangkok, and Vancouver. David spent the past six years as a mathematics instructional specialist and curriculum developer before joining DreamBox Learning this past summer as Senior Curriculum Designer. He works remotely from his island paradise of Denman Island, British Columbia.
About 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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