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61st Annual Western Illinois University Mathematics Teachers Conference
Macomb, Friday, March 23, 2012

 

Time Location Grades K-4
HH 26
Grades 5-8
HH 78
Grades 9-14
HH 82
Grades 9-14
HH 27
8:00-8:30 Morgan
Hall
(MG)

Registration and Breakfast
MG 109 - Lobby

8:30-9:30

Welcome
Keynote Address
Dr. Hung-Hsi Wu

MG 109             "What is the Area of a Rectangle?"          MG 109    

9:45-10:20

Morning
Session #1
Horrabin
Hall
(HH)

Martha Mitchell
Problem Solving and the Common Core
[handout 1]
[handout 2]

HH 26        K-4

James Olsen
Making Sense out of Fraction Word Problems

HH 78          5-8

Mary O'Sullivan
& James Dobrzanski Numeracy Coaching in Action
[powerpoint pdf]

HH 82         9-14

Amanda Meiners
To Assessment ...and Beyond! Alternative Assessments
[zip files]

HH 27        5-11

10:25-11:00

Morning
Session #2

Tina Johnson
Immersing Common Core Standards Using Early Numeracy Differentiated Workstations
[powerpoint]

HH 26              K-4

 Connie Stoner
Free Interenet Resources to Enrich the Mathematics Classroom
[website]

HH 78             5-8

 Brian Katz
Let the Students Explore: Inquiry in the Classroom
[website]

HH 82         9-14

George Marino
Fascinating Figures
[powerpoint]

HH 27         9-11

11:05-11:40

Morning
Session #3

 Glory Jurich-Sarna
Teaching Math through Poetry
[handouts]

HH 26              K-6

Kathy Felt
RTI Classroom Interventions: What Works and How Do I Find the Time?

HH 78      5-11

 Robin Manker
Solving Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities
[powerpoint]

HH 82         9-14

Craig Russell
Teaching with Illuminations

HH 27        K-14

11:45-12:15

Lunch

Lunch
Horrabin Hall Large Gymnasium (facing Computer Lab 111 on the map)  

12:20-1:50

Workshops

 Virginia Luce
Subtraction a Better Way
[handouts]

HH 26         K-4

 Hung-Hsi Wu
How to convert a fraction to a decimal

MG 208        5-8

Janet Moore
NASA's Pi in the Sky

HH 27        9-14

2:00-2:50

Closing
Address

Morgan Hall
(MG)

Closing Address
Susan Morrison

MG 109           "Common Core Standards in the Classroom"           MG 109