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Saturday Seminar Series – Jan. 23rd

Get ready for our second Saturday Seminar offering of the 2015-2016 series. 

Longfellow Middle School
1500 Derby Street
Berkeley, CA
When: 8:45 am – 12:30 pm
Keynote begins promptly at 9:00 am

For more information about this event contact Carolyn Billingsley (cbillingley@berkeley.edu) or call 510-642-7154

January 23rd, 2016 – Analysis and Reasoning

Communicating Mathematical Reasoning

Mathematically proficient students need to develop the academic language to communicate their reasoning as they construct viable arguments. They make conjectures and build a logical progression of statements to explore the truth of their conjectures. Also, they need to understand each others’ way of thinking about mathematics. During this session, we will explore how academic language and mathematical reasoning intersect in students arguments.

Emma TrevinoAbout the Keynote Speaker: Emma Trevino is the Project Manager of the implantation of CCSS-M for San Francisco Unified School District. She is responsible for ensuring the coherence of the mathematics professional development design and implementation for the District. Previously, she was the Supervisor of Mathematics Programs for the Dana Center at the University of Texas in Austin. She has extensive experience in the areas of mathematics standards, curriculum, and assessment. She has provided technical assistance to States and Districts.

Co-sponsored with The Bay Area Math Project and The Bay Area Science Project, these free half-day seminars will focus on critical thinking across all subject areas.  After a dynamic keynote speaker, participants will have time to further explore connections to their own classroom in break-out sessions by discipline.

For more information, view the flyer below or contact Carolyn Billingsley at cbillingsley@berkeley.edu or (510) 642-7154

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