Scientific Adventures for Girls Math Curriculum Training
October 3, 10, and 17th 9:00-10:00AM PST
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Harnessing the Magic of Math
Join us for a dynamic three-part virtual training series designed to breathe life into math through games, meaningful, kid-friendly data analysis, and nature exploration. Our sessions focus on strategies that accommodate multiple grade levels and ability levels, helping you meet each student where they are. Prepare to turn your after-school program into a vibrant and engaging mathematical journey!
- Session 1: Let’s Play
October 3rd, 9:00-10:00 AM PST
Delve into the world where play meets mathematics. In this session, we’ll explore how common game pieces, such as dominoes and dice, can be transformed into effective math teaching and exploration tools. You’ll learn strategies for presenting math concepts in a playful, engaging manner, catering to different grade levels and ability levels. We’ll discuss how games can enhance critical thinking, problem-solving, and cooperative learning among students.
- Session 2: Data Detectives
October 10th, 9:00-10:00 AM PST
In our second session, we’ll focus on strategies to collect and analyze data in fun and meaningful ways. From measuring the bounce of different balls and exploring exponential decay by eating M&M’s, we’ll demonstrate how students can become active participants in the world of gathering and interpreting data.
- Session 3: Nature’s Numbers: Exploring Shapes & Patterns
October 17th, 12:00-1:00 PM EST / 9:00-10:00 AM PST
In our final session, we will explore the geometric patterns and three-dimensional shapes that exist in the natural world, demonstrating how these can be used to enrich math learning. This session will equip you with strategies to engage all students, from the youngest to the oldest, and from beginner to advanced levels.