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2016 MINI-CONFERENCE

Taking a Critical Perspective on Mathematics Education

Workshop Resources Links & Schedule: Conference Slides here

August 5, 2016 

9:00-9:30 Registration, Breakfast &Math

9:30-9:45 Welcome, Reflection & Goals

9:45-10:15 Math Group Challenge

10:15-11:45 Workshop 1: The First Six Weeks & Beyond: Setting Up a Classroom to Support Student Agency
Karie Brown-Tess: Doctoral Candidate at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

12:00-1:00 Lunch Off-Campus

1:00-2:00 Workshop 2: Inclusive Math- Low Floor/High Ceiling
Esther Song, 9-12 Mathematics Teacher

2:10-3:10 Workshop 3: Creative Insubordination
Dr. Rochelle Gutierrez, Professor of Curriculum and Instruction

3:10-3:30 Participant 5-minute Spotlight
       MATH TALKS by Sendhil Revuluri, Professional Development Leader
       PEACE CIRCLES by Jennifer Dao, 6-8 Mathematics Teacher
       INTEGRATED TECH by Elizabeth Denz, 9-12 Mathematics Teacher

3:30-3:45 Day 1 Reflection

August 6, 2016 Saturday

9:00-9:30 Breakfast & Math

9:20-9:40 Announcements & Welcome Day 2

9:45-11:00 Workshop 4: History of U.S. Education
David Stovall (via Skype), Professor of Education

11:00-12:00 Workshop 5: Social Justice Math Exploration
Frances Harper, Doctoral Candidate at Michigan State University

12:00-1:00 Lunch off Campus

1:00-1:45 Workshop 6: Facilitating

Productive Political Conversations
Brenda Shay, History Teacher

1:45-2:45 Workshop 6 Cont: Math Task + Role Play

3:00-3:30 Reflection Day 2 & Closing
Brenda Shay & Chanel Keyvan, Mathematics Teacher

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