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Elementary: Fostering Mathematical Thinking in the Elementary Classroom

Thursday, August 7, 12-2 PM in Oakland

Friday, August 8, 12-2 PM in San Jose

Math has been a point of trauma in many students’ lives, specifically for historically oppressed groups. 153 more words


Elementary: Planning Math Instruction in your Classroom

Thursday, August 7, 2:30-4:30 PM in Oakland

Friday, August 8, 2:30-4:30 PM in San Jose

Students are coming in a few days and I am sure you are feeling anxious about what you are going to teach. 217 more words


Elementary: Fostering a Love of Reading in your Classroom

Tuesday, August 12th 12:00pm – 1:00pm in Oakland

Wednesday, August 13th 12:00pm – 1:00pm in San Jose

As elementary teachers we have the power to create a strong foundational reading experience for our students that disrupts the status quo of literacy rates in this country.  167 more words


Elementary: Balanced Literacy -- Independent Reading and Small Group Reading

Tuesday, August 12th 1:00-2:30 pm in Oakland

Wednesday August 13th 1:00-2:30 pm in San Jose

All students in an elementary classroom should spend significant time reading each day. 145 more words


MS/HS Math: How do I know where I’m going? The power of assessments for defining direction.

August 5th: 12:00-3:00, San Jose

August 6th: 12:00-3:00, San Francisco

What would it mean to assess math in a way that gives us real information about students’ abilities to access future opportunities, and not simply information about their abilities to factor polynomials? 189 more words


Student-Led Walks

Monday, August 11, 2:00-4:00

Interested in learning more about your community from the lens of the people who know it best?  Eager to get more practice interacting with students outside of the classroom?  152 more words


MS/HS Math: Day 1 Ready: Planning Your First Month, and Evaluating Progress

August 14th: 4:00-7:00, San Jose

August 15th: 4:00-7:00, San Francisco

The first month of school will feel like a blur.  We’re going to synthesize all the learning from Foundations into a calendar for your first month – an action plan that will ensure you are clear going into Day 1.  131 more words