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Math in Motion - Held Virtually

At the end of this workshop, you will be able to help students make connections while keeping learning tasks cognitively demanding and engaging at the same time.

Math in Motion - Held Virtually
Math in Motion - Held Virtually

Time & Location

Jul 23, 2024, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

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About the Event

Math in Motion

Held Virtually

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

A 30 minute lunch break

$25 for Support Staff 

$50 for NASA Members 

$75 for Non-NASA Members

Due to Washoe County School District (WCSD) salary advancement requirements, WCSD participants will be asked to submit a brief written summation of how this professional learning event will transfer learning into practice before a certificate is issued. WCSD participants: please use the link provided on the Guidance/Link sheet for each event to submit. Lastly, when completing events that are (1) or more credits, please submit your tracker to the PGS Department in Washoe and to ahendersonnasa@gmail.com

Workshop Description:

"Math in Motion" kicks off with a lively keynote that's all about showing teachers the cool stuff kids can do when they really get math. It's not just about the numbers; it's about making it click in their heads. The session will dive into some fresh, fun ways to help every student nail the tricky bits of math. Plus, there's going to be some straight talk on how to spot the math whizzes and get them zipping along at warp speed with an awesome math program. And it's not just talk – you'll get to see how these math skills can play out in the real world with some hands-on, totally relatable examples. Expect lots of chances to jump in and try things out because sitting still isn't how we roll in this session.

Key Takeaways & Outcomes:

Helping ALL students see patterns, connections and make meaning of the content and how it applies to their daily lives is a constant process for ALL PreK-12 educators. At the end of this workshop, you will be able to help students make connections while keeping learning tasks cognitively demanding and engaging at the same time. You will be accessing present supplementary resources and activities to enrich the overall math learning experience while making cross curricular connections as math truly is everywhere. By arming teachers with tools to enable students to apply mathematical concepts in practical situations, you will finally be able to answer the question of “When will I ever use this again?”

Key Objectives:

Key Objectives for "Math in Motion" Presentation:

Bridge the achievement and opportunity gaps in math education. Provide educators with strategies to boost students' conceptual understanding of math. Equip teachers with tools to help students apply math concepts to real-life situations. Introduce seven problem-solving techniques designed to enhance math learning. Demonstrate 'checkbook math' to teach financial literacy and practical math application. Use time cards to help students grasp and calculate elapsed time effectively. Engage students with a stock market game that combines math skills with real- world financial scenarios. Offer additional resources and activities to enrich the math learning experience.

Biography of Presenter:

M.Ed in Educational Leadership, has shaped him into a dynamic and influential keynote speaker and trainer. As a published author, Brett has a talent for articulating complex concepts with clarity, making them accessible and engaging for a diverse audience. His experience is not confined to the classroom; Brett's remarkable journey includes leading the 1994 U.S.A. Unicycle Team as captain and clinching the title of World Champion, a testament to his resilience, strategic thinking, and commitment to excellence. These qualities are at the core of his teachings, where he seamlessly blends academic theories with real-world applications. /Brett's sessions are more than just lectures; they are immersive experiences that provide practical insights into achieving success. He focuses on harnessing individual strengths, fostering a growth mindset, and embracing challenges as opportunities for development. His approach is interactive and participatory, encouraging attendees to engage deeply with the content and apply their learnings in their personal and professional lives. Brett's ability to connect with his audience, whether educators, students, or corporate professionals, stems from his genuine passion for teaching and his belief in the transformative power of education. \ His workshops and speeches are tailored to inspire, motivate, and invoke change, leaving a lasting impact on all who attend. Brett's unique blend of educational prowess and real-life achievements make his presentations not just informative but also deeply inspiring. He empowers his audience to pursue excellence in all aspects of their lives, from academic endeavors to personal goals, with a focus on developing leadership skills and building resilient, positive mindsets. In every session, Brett shares not just his knowledge but also his journey, proving that with the right mindset and tools, everyone has the potential to achieve greatness.

​Participants will earn .5 credit (7.5 hours) toward license renewal!

This workshop ALSO counts for step advancement in Clark and most Nevada School Districts! & In CCSD, those in non-administrative licensed positions may count this workshop for license

renewal AND ALSO CU accrual - THOSE IN NON-ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS EARN BOTH!

(unlimited CUs in this category for those in non-administrative positions)

In CCSD, administrators and professional-technical administrators may count this workshop for license renewal OR hour accrual toward step-advancement - not both for administrators.

(maximum of 30 hours per advancement cycle for administrators in this category)!

CCSD licensed employees should be aware that professional development activities must be related to the educator/licensed professional’s assignment. CCSD teachers with any questions or concerns should reach out to the PGS Department at pgs@nv.ccsd.net

Washoe County participants will be required to also register for this course in "MyPGS" in order to receive in-service credit toward salary advancement.

Become a NASA Member and register at a lower rate!

Anyone can become a NASA Member!

To become a NASA Member go to:

WWW.NASANV.ORG

Tickets

  • Support-Staff - Non-Licensed

    This ticket price is for support staff professionals only - that is non-licensed personnel like teacher aides, and non-licensed employees in educational support roles. Employment status will be verified after purchase.

    $25.00
    +$0.63 service fee
  • NASA Members

    This ticket price is for anyone that is a NASA member. ANYONE, including teachers and those in non-administrative positions can become a NASA Member and save on registration rates. It pays to become a NASA Member. Go to: NASANV.org to become a NASA Member immediately and register at the Lower Rate "NASA Member" rate! NASA membership will be verified after purchase.

    $50.00
    +$1.25 service fee
  • Non-NASA Members

    This ticket price is for anyone that is a Non-NASA member and/or any individual that wishes to attend this workshop. ANYONE, including teachers and those in non-administrative positions can become a NASA Member and save on registration rates. It pays to become a NASA Member. Go to: NASANV.org to become a NASA Member immediately and register at the Lower Rate!

    $75.00
    +$1.88 service fee

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