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Tackle Those “Right Now” PreK-6 Math Challenges with Multimedia & Interactive Learning Games
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Presented by Robert “Bob” Krech, Writer, Elementary Math Consultant, Advisor for PBS Cyberchase, The WNET Group; Lily Fincher, Early Childhood Education Administrator, NYC Department of Education, Division of Early Childhood Education; Omar Etman, Coordinator of Multilingual Learning, NYC Department of Education, Division of Early Childhood Education; and KJ Vanderiet, Associate Content Producer, The WNET Group
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Are your PreK-6 students struggling right now with fundamental math concepts and processes? Recent research shows that on average, students in grades 1 through 6 are five months behind in math due to unfinished learning from the previous school year. The good news? Video and multimedia resources and interactive math games can make a real difference. This recorded edWebinar introduces you to a rich collection of math instructional content from public media producer, WNET. Watch Bob Krech, former elementary teacher, supervisor, and curriculum developer and the math advisor for the award-winning PBS children’s television series, Cyberchase, along with WNET Associate Content Producer KJ Vanderiet and the New York City Department of Education’s Lily Fincher and Omar Etman for a front row seat as they showcase math resources and share practical tips and ideas you can use in your classroom…right now!
This recorded edWebinar will be of interest to PreK-6 teachers, librarians, school and district leaders, math coaches, early childhood educators, and caregivers of the kindergarten through middle school levels.
About the Presenters
Bob Krech is a writer and consultant on elementary math. A former elementary teacher, supervisor, and curriculum developer, he has written more than thirty books for teachers and parents and is a recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching. He is the math advisor for the award-winning PBS children’s television series, Cyberchase.
Lily Fincher works at the New York City Department of Education’s Division of Early Childhood Education as an Early Childhood Education Administrator. She focuses on a professional learning series on research-based sequences of development for early childhood mathematics, building on her years as a math coach in all five boroughs.
Omar Etman is the Coordinator of Multilingual Learning at the New York City Department of Education’s Division of Early Childhood Education. Omar manages dual language programming.
KJ Vanderiet is a former educator with a passion for educational development. She is a former AmeriCorps VISTA and Peace Corps Volunteer and has worked with NYU’s Teaching and Learning Department to research and develop curricula in NYC public schools. As an associate content producer at The WNET Group, KJ helps create resources that help teachers effectively use media in the classroom.
Closed captioning will be added to the recording within 2 weeks of the live presentation.
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