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Colen Facilitates Workshop on Teaching Mathematics

Posted on 3/15/2010 7:19:35 PM

Dr. Yong Colen, of the Mathematics Department, facilitated a workshop titled “Teaching Mathematics Equitably to All Students” on March 9 and 11, 2010, in Philadelphia.

The teachers attending this Title I math in-service explored ways to:

  • Make mathematical tasks worthwhile and engaging for all students
  • Differentiate mathematics instruction to meet student needs
  • Implement flexible grouping and ongoing assessments in mathematics lessons
  • Support purposeful student struggle and identify common misconceptions in mathematics as opportunities for learning
  • Incorporate prevention strategies from the response to intervention (RTI) multi-tiered approach in the mathematics classroom
  • Support mathematics learning for English Language Learners (ELL).