Middle School Mathematics

Summer 2018

August 6th - 7th (8:00 am - 4:00 pm)
The Conceptual Lens in 6th/7th/8th Grade Math
During this two-day session, participants will explore the overarching concepts that span the grade level curriculum. Participants will also design and experience concept-based, hands-on instructional activities that can be utilized to differentiate their math classrooms for all learners.
 
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553601801 Math 6 Teachers Brennan E203 12 (CPE/Teacher Choice/Tech)
553611801 Math 7 Teachers Brennan E205 12 (CPE/Teacher Choice/Tech)
553621801 Math 8 Teachers Brennan E206 12 (CPE/Teacher Choice/Tech)

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August 8th (8:00 am - 9:30 am)
Desmos Marble Slides in MS Math
Desmos Marble Slides help students use their knowledge of coordinates or equations in fun, interactive challenges. Teachers will explore the Marble Slide challenges and learn how to create custom activities.
 
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553741801 MS Math Teachers Brennan E116 1.5 (CPE/Teacher Choice/Tech)
Intro to TI-Navigator for MS Math
Enhance quality  teaching with the TI Navigator System.  This wireless communication system can provide teachers with valuable student data to increase instructional agility.  Participants will learn how to create classes and prepare a Navigator system to be utilized in instruction
 
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553791801 MS Math Teachers
w/ Navigator Systems
Brennan E121 1.5 (CPE/Teacher Choice/Tech)
Nspire for 6th and 7th Grade Math
From classroom demonstrations to conceptual understandings, 6th and 7th grade math teachers will learn high impact TI-Nspire Tips.
 
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553831801 Math 6 and Math 7 Teachers Brennan E208 1.5 (CPE/Teacher Choice/Tech)

 

August 8th (9:45 am - 11:15 am)
Desmos Polygraph in MS Math
In this session, teachers will learn how to use a Desmos Polygraph to develop students' academic vocabulary. Teachers will learn strategies for using online in their own classes and learn how to create custom activities.
 
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553751801 MS Math Teachers Brennan E116 1.5 (CPE/Teacher Choice/Tech)
Creating Nspire Documents in MS Math
Learn how to create documents and find pre-created TI TNS files to be used on TI NSpire handhelds. Teacher will explore these files and learn how to modify them to fit the needs of their students.  TNS files can be sent to handhelds wirelessly with the Navigator system or manually with TI software.
 
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553801801 MS Math Teachers
w/ TI Software
Brennan E121 1.5 (CPE/Teacher Choice/Tech)
Nspire for 8 th Grade Math
From classroom demonstrations to conceptual understandings, 8 th grade math teachers will learn high impact TI-Nspire Tips.
 
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553841801 Math 8 Teachers Brennan E208 1.5 (CPE/Teacher Choice/Tech)

 

August 8th (12:45 pm - 2:15 pm)
Desmos Card Sorts in MS Math
This session will show teachers how to implement Desmos Card Sorts in the classroom and create custom card sorts. Desmos card sorts allow students to demonstrate their level of mastery, and teachers can quickly measure each student's performance from the teacher dashboard.
 
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553761801 MS Math Teachers Brennan E116 1.5 (CPE/Teacher Choice/Tech)
TI Nspire App for MS Math
This session will focus on Math 8 and MS Algebra I TEKS.  Teachers will explore content using the TI Nspire App while modeling instructional classroom strategies with the teacher device.
 
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553811801 Math 8 Teachers Brennan E131 1.5 (CPE/Teacher Choice/Tech)
Nspire for Middle School Algebra I Pre-AP
From classroom demonstrations to conceptual understandings, middle school Algebra I Pre-AP teachers will learn high impact TI-Nspire Tips.
 
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553851801 Middle School
Algebra I Pre-AP Teachers
Brennan E208 1.5 (CPE/Teacher Choice/Tech)

 

August 8th (2:30 pm - 4:00 pm)
Digging Deeper into Desmos for MS Math
This session will provide teachers the opportunity to explore the Desmos Activity Builder and create custom activities for classroom use. Desmos activities provide a visual platform for students to explore math concepts while the teacher dashboard displays instant information about student progress and understanding.
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553781801 MS Math Teachers Brennan E116 1.5 (CPE/Teacher Choice/Tech)
Differentiating with TI Navigator in MS Math
Teachers in this session will learn strategies to differentiate TI Nspire activities to meet the needs of all students. Teachers will learn how to use the TI Navigator system to implement multiple versions of the same exploration activity in the same classroom.
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553821801 MS Math Teachers
w/Navigator Systems
Brennan E121 1.5 (CPE/Teacher Choice/Tech)
Thinking About a Rover in MS Math?
Are you considering purchasing a Rover at your campus?  This session will highlight the basic TI Rover commands and allow teachers time to experiment with the various ways to implement the Rover’s coding into the MS Math classroom.
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553861801 MS Math Teachers Brennan E202 1.5 (CPE/Teacher Choice/Tech)

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August 9th (8:00 am - 4:00 pm)
Making the Most of Your Collaborative MS Math Classroom
Middle School Math teachers will engage in professional learning designed to explore techniques and instructional activities to increase the levels of differentiation in a collaborative math setting.
 
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553651801 6-8 Math and Special Education Teachers Brennan E203 6.0 (CPE/Teacher Choice/Tech)
Pre-AP in Secondary Math
In order to vertically align middle and high school Pre-AP and AP courses, participants will explore Pre-AP and AP data, the AP assessments, and scoring guidelines. As we scaffold instruction toward the AP classroom, teachers will learn strategies to enrich the learning environment and increase rigor in the Pre-AP classroom.
 
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553661801 Pre-AP Math Teachers Brennan E205 6.0 (CPE/Teacher Choice/GT)

 

August 9th (8:00 am - 11:15 am)
A Closer Look at Percents; Math 6- MS Algebra I Pre-AP
During this three hour session, middle school math teachers will explore the connections between percent, interest, and exponential functions in order to have a deep understanding of the connections made from 6th grade math through MS  Algebra I Pre-AP.
 
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553701801 MS Math Teachers Brennan E208 3.0 (CPE/Teacher Choice/Tech)

 

August 9th (12:45 pm - 4:00 pm)
Middle School Math That Sticks
What are the attributes that make a math concept stick?  This session will highlight six “Sticky Attributes” and explore examples that align to middle school math TEKS.
 
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553711801 MS Math Teachers Brennan E208 3.0 (CPE/Teacher Choice)

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August 10th (8:00 am - 4:00 pm)
Differentiating for Special Education Students in the MS Math Classroom
Teachers will explore strategies for differentiating math activities to meet the needs of a diverse math classroom based on assessment data and IEP goals. The session will include methods to identify and address prior gaps in student learning, and implementing low-floor, high-ceiling tasks that can be adapted to student need.
 
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553721801 6-8 Math and
Special Education Teachers
Brennan E208 6 CPE/Teacher Choice/Tech
A Closer Look at Number Concepts and Operations
Teachers will extend their understanding of how operations extend across different sets of numbers.  In this session we will explore ways to help students develop both fluency and understanding with operations.
 
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553731801 Math 6, 7, 8 Teachers Brennan E203 6 CPE/Teacher Choice
MS Math Bridge I Pre-AP
This session is designed to highlight best practices and instructional strategies for the new MS Math Bridge I Pre-AP Block Course.  Teachers will learn how to leverage a 90 minute class period to engage students in mathematical content while spiraling 7th grade and 8th grade math TEKS.
 
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553641801 Course Teachers for
NEW MS Math Bridge I Pre-AP
Brennan E205 6 CPE/Teacher Choice
and 3 GT
Conceptual Lens MS Algebra Pre-AP Day 1 (Day 2 – Saturday in October)
During this two-day session, participants will explore the overarching concepts that span the grade level curriculum. Participants will also design and experience concept-based, hands-on instructional activities that can be utilized to differentiate their math classrooms for all learners. NOTE: Day 2 will be held on October 20, 2018
 
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553631801 Middle School Algebra I
Pre-AP Teachers
Brennan E206 12 CPE/Teacher Choice
and 6 Tech/GT

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