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Rx 4 Math | ONLINE
September 22, 2020 - September 26, 2020
This is a lecture and laboratory workshop designed to train teachers to provide mathematical intervention in a group setting. Rx 4 Math is specifically intended for students in grades K-5 who would benefit from early intervention or whose basic math skills are below expected standards as determined by a local educational agency.
Rx 4 Math will build and strengthen number sense, math fluency, math vocabulary, and problem solving strategies within three 30-minute or two 45-minute weekly small group sessions. Students who need to master basic number sense skills as well as those who rely on procedural understanding without a conceptual understanding would benefit the most from this program.
Students will be challenged to apply their growing understanding of number sense to novel problem solving activities that challenge thinking and reasoning. Hands-on, research-based, number sense activities will be utilized as the core content in this dynamic intervention while mediation, Socratic questioning, and the strengthening of cognitive functions will serve as the core methodology. In this dynamic intervention, students’ foundational math concepts will be strengthened while their thinking and problem solving skills will be challenged, all within an atmosphere where math anxiety is reduced and thinking is maximized.
Dates & Times
Attendance at all three sessions is required.
Tuesday, September 22, 5:00 – 9:00 pm
Wednesday, September 23, 5:00 – 9:00 pm
Saturday, September 26, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
This course will be offered entirely online, through a platform called Zoom. Here are some important details for it being online:
- You will need a laptop or desktop computer (PC or MAC) with camera, audio and microphone capability as well as a reliable internet connection.
- You will need to have a volunteer (adult or student) available with you for part of Saturday in order to practice and demonstrate the technique.
Regular Rate: $675.00 (Save $75, register by January 4! Use code “earlybird” at checkout to save!)
NILD Registered Therapist Rate: $625.00 (Save $75, register by January 4! Use code “earlybird” at checkout to save!)
Due to Covid-19, The Learning House is experiencing unprecedented delivery delays. To avoid disappointment and to guarantee delivery of your materials before the workshop, please order up to 3 weeks in advance.
September 18, 2020