Saturday Math

Saturday morning seminars for teaching professionals — Sponsored by the Leadership in Mathematics Education Program

2015–2016 Schedule

Saturday Math in the 2015-2016 school year will focus on three essential aspects for excellent math teaching and learning: building teacher content knowledge around big math ideas, the cognitive demand of tasks and questioning, and purposeful planning. When we delve deeply into reflecting on and refining these areas of our practice we can support our students’ growth as thinkers, problem solvers, collaborators, and inquirers.

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m for all Saturdays — Room 711 (registration at 9:30 a.m.)

  • September 26, 2015: The Four Operations and their Properties (Part I-Addition & Subtraction)
  • December 12, 2015: The Four Operations and their Properties (Part II-Multiplication & Division)
  • February 6, 2016: The World of Fractions
  • March 19, 2016: The Relationship: Area, Perimeter and Volume

$10 registration fee at the door.

These sessions are open to all. Reservations are required.

Saturday Math Resources

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For those who teach...

Sponsored by the Leadership in Mathematics program, four Saturday morning sessions a year are held on topics relevant to all who teach and learn mathematics. Teachers and administrators from the tri-state area meet for coffee, bagels and a facilitated session on a selected topic in the teaching of mathematics.

The sessions consist of activities and discussion and often provide resource materials. There is ample opportunity to share ideas and concerns with other professionals. Topics may be curriculum specific ("Making the Fraction, Decimal & Percent connection") or instruction specific ("Teaching Mathematics in the Inclusion Classroom").

Instructor: Rebecca Chynsky

My name is Rebecca Chynsky. I am currently a kindergarten teacher at The Brearley School. I am a graduate of The Math Leadership program at Bank Street. I love that math is creative and allows for many pathways to finding definitive solutions. rchynsky@bankstreet.edu

Instructor: Morgan Altman

My name is Morgan Altman. I am currently a math instructional coach at Girls Prep Bronx. I am a graduate of The Math Leadership program at Bank Street. I love that math is about patterns, relationships, discovery, and reflection. maltman@bankstreet.edu

Instructor: Walquiris Garo-Marte

Walquiris-Garo-Marte.My Name is Walquiris Garo-Marte A.K.A. Kiri. I am currently a 6th-8th-grade math teacher at Urban Science Academy. I am also a student in the Math Leadership program at Bank Street. I love math because once it is embraced, you discover it is in every corner of our daily lives making it easier to look at life through different lenses.