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Small Group, Big Gains: Supporting Effective Pulled Small Group Instruction
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Presented by Juli Dixon, Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics Education, University of Central Florida
Hosted by Denise Singleton, Product Marketing Director of Core Mathematics Marketing, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Sponsored by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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Strategies used for reading intervention are often applied to mathematics with unintended consequences. Watch this edWebinar to make sense of strategies to facilitate small groups effectively in mathematics to ensure more equitable practices, and to create a shared image of teacher and student behaviors through authentic videos of pulled small group instruction in mathematics.
- Discuss the purposes of small group instruction
- Explore strategies to implement effective small group instruction that promote equity and access
- Create a shared image of effective pulled small group instruction
This recorded edWebinar will be of interest to kindergarten through middle school teachers, school and district leaders, math curriculum directors, math coaches, and math department chairs.
About the Presenter
Dr. Juli Dixon is a professor of mathematics education at the University of Central Florida. Dr. Dixon is focused on improving teachers’ mathematics knowledge for teaching so that they support their students to communicate and justify mathematical ideas. She a K–12 co-author of Into Math K–8 and AGA and numerous previous programs. Especially important to her is the need to teach each and every student. She often shares her personal story of supporting her own children with special needs to learn mathematics in an inclusive setting. Juli published A Stroke of Luck: A Girl’s Second Chance at Life about her older daughter Alex, which she wrote with her daughter Jessica Dixon. Dr. Dixon received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and education from SUNY Potsdam, a master’s degree in mathematics education from Syracuse University, and a doctorate in curriculum and instruction with an emphasis in mathematics education from the University of Florida.
About the Host
Denise Singleton is the product marketing director of core mathematics marketing at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Denise has over 25 years of experience as a mathematics educator and educational content marketer. Her conversational style and enthusiasm will engage and entertain you!
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