Parent Academy Edm 9 12 07

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Parent Academy Edm 9 12 07

  1. 1. Bangor Area School District’s Parent Academies Session #1 Everyday Math
  2. 7. 3 Questions <ul><li>Where did Everyday Math come from? </li></ul><ul><li>Why Everyday Math? </li></ul><ul><li>What can it do for our kids? </li></ul>
  3. 8. 1. Where did Everyday Math come from?
  4. 9. <ul><li>Emphasizes reading </li></ul><ul><li>Problem-solving </li></ul><ul><li>Everyday applications </li></ul><ul><li>Use of calculators, computers, and other technologies. </li></ul>University of Chicago
  5. 10. Grass Roots Teachers
  6. 11. Spring 2003 <ul><li>1st Grade Teachers asked to try Everyday Math </li></ul>
  7. 12. Fall 2003 2 - 1st Grade Teachers try Everyday Math 2 – 1 st Grade Teachers try Investigations
  8. 13. Spring 2004 Everyday Math was selected over Investigations.
  9. 14. Fall 2004 Six additional teachers explore Everyday Math 2 – Kindergarten 4 – 2 nd Grade
  10. 15. Spring 2005 Bangor Area School District adopts Everyday Math Program K-6
  11. 16. 2. Why Everyday Math?
  12. 17. Research Independent Studies Reveal Everyday Math is a strong program.
  13. 18. District Data
  14. 19. Local Data
  15. 20. 3. What can it do for our kids?
  16. 21. See it!
  17. 22. Hear it!
  18. 23. Real Life Practice Do it!
  19. 24. Student Engagement
  20. 25. More Than One Way More Than One Way
  21. 27. From the words of students.
  22. 28. What can you do to help your child?
  23. 29. 3 Things <ul><li>Grow with your child </li></ul>
  24. 31. 2. Play with your child <ul><li>Do Anytime Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Home/Study Link </li></ul><ul><li>Play their games </li></ul><ul><li>Show them your math </li></ul>
  25. 32. <ul><li>November </li></ul><ul><li>February </li></ul><ul><li>May </li></ul>3. Family Math Nights
  26. 33. Countdown to the Holidays November 8 th , 2007

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