The Tidewater Team for Improving Mathematics works hand in hand with the local schools and communities to provide teachers with in educational experiences and workshops that will assist in fostering a deep mathematical understanding in the everyday classroom. Be sure to visit our page for new evidence – based teaching strategies, various Virginia DOE resources, and Tidewater Team upcoming events, workshops, and conferences!
Workshop with David Schwartz and Sara Moore!
Join us on October 20th, 2014 and Participate in “Hopping Frogs, Distant Stars and Popcorn by the Millions: Connecting Math and Literature through Manipulatives” with David Schwartz. David is the author of “How Much is a Million?”, “If You Made a Million?”, “If Dogs Were Dinosaurs,” and over 40 other books. Not only will David be presenting this workshop, he will also be speaking as our Keynote on the following day for our 18th Annual Mathematics Day Conference! In addition to hearing from David Schwartz, Sara Moore will also be assisting in discussions and demonstrations throughout the workshop. Sara Moore is the Director of Math and Science at ETA Hand2Mind. To research additional material on either presenters; feel free to explore their websites
Register at: https//forms.wm.edu/16356
Join us October 21st for: The 18th Annual Mathematics Day Conference
This year our grade level focus will be K – 3. Additional sessions will be offered that focus on: 4-5, and 6-8mathematics material. This year the content focus will be on Developing, Fostering, and maintaining students Number and Number Sense. We will also have several sessions on working with the struggling learner.
Register at: https//forms.wm.edu/16294
Looking for Professional Development in your Area? Join us this Fall for Workshops in October, November, & December.
To view a description of the workshops we are offering this Fall, please access the Workshop post listed below. This will detail the purpose behind this year’s workshops and includes a flyer link that details each workshop, what it will cover and when it will be offered.
Fall 2014 Professional Development Workshop Posting: http://tidewaterteam.wm.edu/2014/09/01/fall-2014-workshop-series/