This three-day workshop focuses on how the work students do in the context of number and operations offers opportunities for understanding those operations, and how that reasoning develops throughout the grades. « Return to Face-to-Face Courses
Summer Workshops: None currently scheduled
Tuition: $375 per participant
Have Questions? Contact us to learn more, for information on hosting a workshop, or to have a conversation about which offering might be best given your particular situation/needs.
In This Course, Participants…
- examine how opportunities to make generalizations about the operations are embedded in the number strand of Investigations and consider why they are important
- participate in activities, view video, and examine student work to see how K-5 students engage with algebraic ideas
- examine the role of representations in this work, and in students’ justifications of generalizations they make about the operations
- learn how understanding operations contributes to children’s development of computational fluency
- analyze the teacher’s role in making algebraic ideas explicit in the classroom
The entire workshop pushed my thinking of why. I had never been asked why we do what we do in math.
— Participant, North Carolina
Who Should Attend
Grades K-5 teachers who have been using Investigations in their classroom for at least one year and/or have attended Implementing Investigations 3 (or Investigations in the Classroom) or Building Computational Fluency.
Receive a certificate indicating 18 clock hours upon completion of the workshop.
Apply for 1 graduate credit through Framingham State University, for an additional fee of $75 paid to FSU. Information and applications are available the first day of the workshop.