Sunday, November 3, 2013

P16 Best Practices Math Summit 2013

  This past Saturday I attended the first P16 conference in Sugar land, right up the road.  I was extremely excited about going to a conference so close to home that focused on math.  Free breakfast and lunch was a bonus on top of all the great professional development that I would receive once the day had ended. 
   While enjoying a lite breakfast, Greg Tang, National author of Grapes of Math and Math for all Season, and math teacher, set the stage for a great day of learning.  Tang had us laughing, engaging and thinking about math with new perspective.  I could not wait to look up his free website and game site and get the wheels in my head thinking about how I could incorporate his site into my math class. So here they are: and his game site 
   I attended sessions that focused on math discussions, and how to get our students talking about math and using vocabulary, Photo story and , Flipped Math class, which I have homework to complete and can't wait to do it, and integrating iPads in math other than the typical.... lets play an app activity.  All in all, it was a great day and I can't wait to attend next year.

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