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Welcome to BLC16! Building Learning Communities Education Conference 2016! Join colleagues from around the world who care deeply about bringing the best innovative and practical learning resources to our students. Our 17th BLC education conference will provide you with inspiration, practical skills and expand your professional network with educators from around the world.
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Wednesday, July 20 • 1:30pm - 1:50pm
Balancing Your Numeracy Instruction

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The term “balanced numeracy” comes from the ideas of balanced literacy. The goal of balanced literacy is to help students to comprehend and make meaning of words, where as the goal of balanced numeracy is to help students comprehend and make meaning of numbers. Both balanced literacy and balanced numeracy include components such as: modeling, vocabulary development, peer discussions, building on prior knowledge, independent practice, close read/problem analysis, and metacognition.

This workshop will introduce you to ways to incorporate best common practice of teaching literacy to teaching mathematics.

Participants will learn:

• Strategies to incorporate more reading and writing into their mathematics instruction.
• How they can use common literacy practices such as visualizing, predicting, and making connections to improve mathematics instruction.
• Ways to integrate mathematics into their literacy block.

Moderators
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Christine DiPaulo

Director of Innovation, String Theory Schools
INTERNET OF THINGS PUPIL, OPTIMIZATION KNOW-IT-ALL, CHIEF MOTIVATIONAL BUTTERFLY, IDEATION JOURNEYMAN. | - IGNORING YOUR PASSION IS LIKE DYING A SLOW DEATH.

Speakers
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Christine Stearns

Educator/consultant, New Boston Central School/Find-Your-Balance Educational Services


Wednesday July 20, 2016 1:30pm - 1:50pm
Statler - Mezzanine Boston Park Plaza

Attendees (20)