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Course Date(s):

January 13, 2022
7:00-8:30 pm Eastern Standard

Unless otherwise noted, course times listed are in EST

Registration Deadline:

January 12, 2022 at noon







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Recommended text: Routines for Reasoning by Kelemanik, Lucenta & Creighton (available on Amazon or Heinemann Publishers)
No refunds will be give within 10 days of the webinar start date.


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Middle School Educators

Live Webinar: Accelerating Learning in Middle School Mathematics with Routines for Reasoning

Are you looking for effective and efficient ways to address students’ unfinished learning? In this 90-minute webinar, we will share our current thinking on how to leverage reasoning routines to assess and advance underdeveloped math concepts from the previous year. We will discuss how students’ capacities to reason quantitatively and think structurally hold the keys to building new mathematical understandings and connections. We will focus on critical concepts in middle school mathematics: ratio and proportional relationships, algebratizing arithmetic, rational number concepts, geometric relationships, and/or functions. Join us to explore this building-on-strengths approach to accelerating unfinished learning.

About the Instructors

Grace Kelemanik, co-founder of Fostering Math Practices, has more than 30 years of mathematics education experience. A frequent presenter at national conferences, her work focuses on fostering mathematical thinking practices in all students. She is a former urban high school mathematics teacher and Project Director at Education Development Center. Grace has also worked extensively with new and preservice teachers through the Boston Teacher Residency program.  Grace is the coauthor of Routines for Reasoning: Fostering the Mathematical Practices in All Students. She is a mathematics education consultant and professional development provider.  Follow Grace on Twitter @GraceKelemanik

Amy Lucenta has extensive K-12 mathematics experience with a focus on developing mathematical practice in all students, particularly in struggling learners. She supports teachers, districts, and educational collaborative organizations as they transition their curriculum and pedagogy to reflect current mathematics education research through professional development and coaching. A former middle school and high school teacher and elementary math coach, Amy has also worked with pre-service teachers as a secondary mathematics Clinical Teacher Educator for the Boston Teacher Residency Program. Amy is the co-author of Routines for Reasoning: Fostering Mathematical Practices in All Students, published by Heinemann. Follow Amy on Twitter @AmyLucenta

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