It’s common to hear students say that they’re just not “math people.” But the idea that math is an innate ability can limit kids’ prospects and reinforce racial and gender stereotypes. In this summit our reporters and their guests will explore ways to support all students in math classrooms in elementary, middle, and high schools.
This afternoon’s discussions will also include a look at the potential of math coaches to improve instruction and the benefits of students talking together about their math thinking processes.
Education Week journalists and their special guests provide practical takeaways about leveling the playing field in math.
Teaching English-Learners and Students With Disabilities
Developing Your Student’s Math Identity
Math Talk: Tool for 'Productive Struggle'
Utilizing Math History to Embrace Equity, Failure, and Authentic Problem Solving
Infusing math instruction with history and storytelling can contribute to more equitable and exciting experiences for students. Join the discussion with author Sunil Singh to learn more about building connections through storytelling and how it allows students to see themselves in math.
How to Make Classrooms Come Alive With Student Thinking
We believe that the students doing the talking are the students doing the learning. That’s why we’re celebrating the launch of Ready Classroom Mathematics, a K-8 discourse-driven core mathematics curriculum with free access to our library of top mathematics discourse resources. Featuring top teacher moves as well as actionable classroom tools, resources teachers use today to help get students engaged in their learning and deepen their conceptual understanding.
Leveling the Playing Field at Every Level
Equitable access and outcomes in math classrooms have long been an issue. Alignment across all stakeholders in the system—classrooms, schools, districts, states, and professional organizations—is imperative for improvements in this area. Educators in all of these groups can, and should, be empowered to effect change that results in positive student outcomes. Join us for a conversation and Q&A with special guests on how we address these challenges and opportunities at every level.
Future-Proofing Math Instruction: Teaching Math in Remote Learning Environments at Every Grade Level
Join Texthelp’s Louis Shanafelt, EquatIO Product Manager, and former math teacher, and a panel of math educators as they discuss strategies to help move math instruction to the digital learning environment.
In this discussion, these guests will uncover best practice for engaging with math students remotely, as well as how they are facilitating and assessing math outside of the classroom environment. They will also share their own personal experiences and expertise as well as exploring technologies that have been helpful at all grade levels.
Your Mathematics PLC Unit Planning Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
In this discussion, our guests will recognize and explore the urgency caused by limited student access and proficiency toward 4th quarter 2019-2020 pre K-12 school mathematics standards in light of the pandemic. What should the 2020-2021 school year “return-to-learn” plan be? We’ll provide guidelines to the vital reset necessary to embed prior year mathematics standards.
Education Week can provide 1 hour of Professional Development credit for online summits if the educator attends live. A Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you shortly after the summit has ended. On demand viewing of a summit cannot be used for credit. As with all professional development hours delivered, Education Week recommends each educator verify ahead of the online summit that the content will qualify for professional development in your school, district, county, or state with your supervisor, human resources professional, and/or principal or superintendent’s office.