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Friday, February 28 • 10:15am - 12:00pm
Be the Change: Re-Ignite Students' Passion for Problem Solving and Mathematics FILLING
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Providing students with open-ended/open-middle problems where problem solving skills, math dialogue, and collaboration are the focus, will re-ignite their passion for mathematics.  It allows a low floor/high ceiling approach, supports students of all populations, and promotes access and equity.  Moving away from the answer and encouraging play and discovery, we show students a classroom where thinking and investigation is valued.  Learn how to create and implement problem-solving experiences that re-ignite students' joy of mathematics.

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Marti Shirley

Math & CS Faculty, IMSA
This is my second year teaching at IMSA, and my 17th year in education. I previously taught 6 years in Mattoon and 9 years at Lake Park in Roselle, IL. I hold a masters in curriculum and instruction and hold a Type 75. My course load includes math and computer science. I love teaching... Read More →

Friday February 28, 2020 10:15am - 12:00pm CST
  • TARGET GRADE LEVEL High School (9th-12th)