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Mathematics   ( Week 1 )
 
#105
Pre-AP Math MS (Combined teachers)
Kathy Heller
Target grade(s): 6 - 8
 
 
Course Description
 
 

This course is designed to help middle school teachers strengthen their existing Pre-AP teaching strategies as well as introduce new methodologies and activities into the curriculum. Participants will explore a variety of topics appropriate for the Pre-AP student at the middle school level. Activities will be hands-on and the use of various forms of technology will be encouraged. Assessment methods and classroom management strategies will also be examined.

We will also look at how to blend online activities into an existing unit. Participants should come with a unit of study in mind that they would like to strengthen with online resources and activities. Bring your laptop as well!

 
Items to Bring
 
 

  • existing unit of study to 'blend'
  • laptop

 
Biographical Sketch for Kathy Heller
 
 

Kathy Heller is a National Board Certified Teacher who spent many years teaching in Arkansas but is now living and teaching in Fort Worth, Texas. She has been teaching Math Remediation, Pre-Algebra, Algebra, and Geometry for more years than she'd like to admit! She has won numerous teaching awards at the local, state, and national level. This is her 14th year as a consultant for the College Board where she presents at regional conferences and summer institutes.

 
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