Summer Math Workshops
The Hippo Way Learning Conference, July 25th - July 29th
Bringing Math to Life!
Presented by Carol Gautier, author of the Click-on TEKS
Do you need help connecting visual models to numerical relationships? Are you looking for new ways to scaffold student learning? This workshop provides practical tools and strategies to ensure all students gain a deeper understanding of math concepts. The focus of this session will be on operations, strip diagrams, equations, geometry, and measurement.
To Drill or Not to Drill?
Presented by Lisa Maxwell, substituting for JC Sanders
Students are expected to master their basic math facts but many struggle to do so. Research shows that instruction of strategies for basic facts increases students' likelihood of mastery and retention. In this workshop you will learn effective and efficient strategies for students to use to solve unknown basic addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division facts.
(Recommended for grades K - 3)
Help! I'm Drowning and I Can't See Out!
Presented by Michele Simcik, Lisa Maxwell, Jackie Casey, Anna Moreno
Are you struggling to provide accommodations to meet the various needs within your classroom? Students come with so many labels...504, Special Education, ELL, GT!! If so, this workshop is for you. Watch as we demonstrate easy to implement accommodation strategies for all core subjects.
This workshop focuses on planning for critical writing opportunities as a necessary part of lesson design. Participants will leave with specific examples from various grade levels/subjects and be given time to incorporate critical writing into their own lesson plans.
Think Through Math
Think Through Math will be available for Hutto ISD elementary and middle school students for the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 school years. This workshop will show you how to create custom pathways for all of your students. You will also learn strategies for having a successful launch of TTM and motivating students throughout the school year. Looking to bring more writing into your math lesson? Learn how TTM can incorporate journaling.