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Rethinking Math Culture: Proven Ways to Develop a School-Wide Math Mindset
Wednesday August 9, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Presented by David Woods, Curriculum Manager, DreamBox Learning
Sponsored by DreamBox Learning
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To support students as they pursue their passions in career and life, we must help them develop skill sets that encourage them to persist and grow. This edWebinar highlights how educational leaders can help teachers and students develop a deep connection to—and love for—mathematics, one that supports a vision of transformation and a growth mindset beyond the classroom.
David Woods, Curriculum Manager at DreamBox Learning, leads an exploration of:
- Elements of math instruction that empower the development of a math mindset
- Tools and resources that facilitate and inspire student learning and creativity
- How professional development opportunities can be structured to build excitement of and love for mathematics, in both teachers and students
All school- and district-based leaders, such as assistant principals, principals, and curriculum directors, as well as educators will benefit from watching this recorded edWebinar.
About the Presenter
David Woods earned a BA in elementary education with endorsements in reading and middle level mathematics and a minor in Spanish from Whitworth University, and a master’s degree in integrating technology in the classroom from Walden University before joining the DreamBox Curriculum team. Throughout his teaching career, David reviewed new curriculums, interpreted assessment data, and was a leading member of his professional learning community of math teachers. For the last six years he has been a curriculum designer at DreamBox Learning, currently serving as the curriculum manager, where he can apply his passion for building an effective, individualized math curriculum.
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DreamBox Learning Math offers a groundbreaking combination of intelligent adaptive learning, rigorous elementary mathematics curriculum, and motivating learning environment. The innovative DreamBox platform captures every decision a student makes while working in the program and adjusts the student’s learning path appropriately, providing millions of individualized learning paths, each one tailored to a student’s unique needs.