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Learn How to Address 6 Practices that Undermine Math Achievement, Access, and Equity

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST

Math Student

Presented by Dr. Juli Dixon, Professor of Mathematics Education, University of Central Florida
Hosted by Denise Singleton, Product Marketing Director, Core Mathematics Marketing, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Sponsored by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Mathematics

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In this edWebinar, Dr. Juli Dixon reveals six ways we undermine efforts to increase student achievement and shares what to do about them. These teaching practices are commonplace and often required by administrators. Many of them may have been generated from practices in English language arts (ELA) and might work very well in that content area.

As a result of this session, you will understand that they are often unproductive when applied during mathematics instruction and may even lead to issues of access and equity. This session helps you to see why these practices are unproductive and also assists you in generating a plan for what to do about them whether you are teaching face to face, virtually, or somewhere in between.

Participants will:

  • Make sense of six (un)productive mathematics teaching practices
  • Explore reasons for why the practices exist
  • Learn productive strategies to counteract the madness

This edWebinar will be of interest to elementary and middle school teachers, school and district leaders, math curriculum directors, math coaches, and math department chairs. There will be time to get your questions answered at the end of the presentation.

 

Juli DixonAbout the Presenter

Juli Dixon is 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 is a prolific writer who has published numerous books, textbooks, and articles. Dr. Dixon delivers keynotes and other presentations throughout North America. She is co-author of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s Into Math and Go Math for K-8 Mathematics and AGA and Integrated Mathematics for High School. She is also co-author of Solution Tree’s Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching book and video series. Especially important to Dr. Dixon 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. Dr. Dixon published A Stroke of Luck: A Girl’s Second Chance at Life with her daughter, Jessica Dixon.

 

Denise SingletonAbout 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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