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High School Mathematics Lesson Design: Daily Instruction That Inspires Student Self-Efficacy for Learning
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Presented by Timothy D. Kanold, Ph.D., Professor, Presenter, Speaker and Co-Author of Into Math and HMH AGA
Hosted by Denise Singleton, Product Marketing Director, Core Mathematics Marketing, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Sponsored by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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Explore how high school mathematics teachers can inspire student learning and improve daily student achievement and effort. Student agency in mathematics is nurtured through the balanced use of lower-level- and higher-level-cognitive-demand tasks and the use of balanced classroom discourse combined with meaningful formative student feedback during instruction. This engaging edWebinar is based on Dr. Kanold’s books from The Every Student Can Learn Mathematics series (2018).
Dr. Kanold shares six research-affirmed lesson-design criteria essential to student perseverance, self-efficacy, and sustained effort in a high school mathematics classroom every day. He also shares how to manage the effective use of each of these six criteria, and viewers will be invited to self-rank their current lesson design progress using his lesson design evaluation tool!
- Define the difference between relevant and meaningful mathematics
- Consider the effective use of prior knowledge and academic vocabulary activities
- Examine the balanced use of lower-level- and higher-level-cognitive-demand tasks during class
- Consider the balanced use of in-class student discourse as part of formative assessment feedback when students get stuck during the lesson
This recorded edWebinar will be of value to high school teachers, school and district leaders, math curriculum directors, math coaches, and math department chairs.
About the Presenter
Timothy Kanold, Ph.D., is a professor, presenter, speaker and co-author of Into Math and HMH AGA. He is a past president of NCSM and received the NCSM Ross Taylor/Glen Gilbert National Leadership Award in 2017. He was superintendent at the award-winning Adlai E. Stevenson High School District 125 in Lincolnshire, Illinois, where he also served as director of mathematics and science and a mathematics teacher. He currently serves as an adjunct professor with Loyola University Chicago and as the director of the Mathematics in a PLC at Work professional development group. Tim has been a co-author of mathematics textbooks for Grades 6–12 since 1991 and has published numerous mathematics and school leadership articles. Tim is an internationally recognized presenter and inspirational speaker on issues of effective school leadership, professional learning communities, and K–12 mathematics education curriculum and instruction reform. He is co-author of Into Math, HMH AGA, and other HMH math programs. Tim obtained his B.S. in education with a major in mathematics and a master’s degree in applied mathematics from Illinois State University. He received his Ph.D. in educational leadership and counseling psychology from Loyola University Chicago.
About the Host
Denise Singleton 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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