Problem Solving in Action

Getting all Students to Love Word Problems!

Dr. Nicki's 2-Day Institute: Grades k-2

April 4th and 5th, 2016

DoubleTree by Hilton Austin

Northwest Arboretum

Monday, April 4th, 8:30am to Tuesday, April 5th, 3:30pm

8901 Business Park Drive

Austin, TX

Come join us and learn easy-to-implement, academically-rigorous, standards-based (teks aligned), engaging, differentiated activities for problem solving! Many of the activities come from Dr. Nicki’s upcoming book “Problem Solving in Action!”

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Agenda

Day 1:

Introduction to Problem Solving

Basic Framework

Problem Types

Structures to Scaffold Success

Reasoning About Word Problems

Day 2:

Modeling Problem Solving

Mini-Lessons: Math Mentor Texts, Shared Experiences and Collaborative Problem Solving

School Wide Strategies

Balanced Assessment: Word Problem Running Records, Entrance and Exit Slips, Self-assessments

Action Planning


*Unpacking the Teks Word Problems across grade bands

Top Reasons to Attend this Seminar

· Discover how to effectively plan for and implement problem solving

· Explore tools, tasks, time schedules, and transitions

· Learn innovative, hands-on, engaging activities to use in your lessons

· Understand how to integrate problem solving into your current curriculum

· Create toolkits that teach

· Make a plan to effectively organize materials within your classroom space

· Develop routines and procedures for problem solving across the year

· Integrate 21st century technologies throughout your lessons

Details, Details, Details!

4 ways to pay:
Web Registration:

Email: problemsolvingconferences@gmail.com

Fax: 1-203-549-0551
Phone:(347) 688-4927

Who: Designed for teachers in grades k-2, team leaders, instructional coaches, mentors, staff development trainers and administrators

Where:

Double Tree by Hilton Austin Arboretum

8901 Business Park Drive Austin, TX 78759

Special Group Discounts!

*We take PO's but you must email or fax it in.

With the paid registration of a staff member, an administrator from the same building may attend tuition free! (Please send a separate registration form for your principal.)

**Cancellations/Substitutions

Substitutions may be made at any time. All cancellations received 15 days before the seminar will be 100% refunded. Cancellations after that will receive a full credit for a future program.

***A certificate of attendance will be given to all the participants who attend the entire conference.

****Must Pre-Register!

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