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