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Innovative Math Manipulatives and STEM Projects for All Students A.M. ONLY




Jim Franklin is a teacher of special education from Elm Street Elementary in Rome, GA, who invented a number line to help students round numbers up to 10,000,000. Come and explore a variety of math manipulatives that address the standards of fractions, decimals, money, elapsed time, weight, and capacity. Learn tips and strategies, such as adding and subtracting mixed numbers with different denominators and then reduce answers without paper and pencil, that are applicable to all students, including students with visual impairments. Participants will also learn about his innovative STEM activities, such as a nationally recognized glow-in-the-dark indoor miniature golf course, "Solar City", student- run businesses, and many other standards- based and life skills projects.

Important Session Information:


Join us as we learn tips and strategies, such as adding and subtracting mixed numbers with different denominators and then reducing answers without paper and pencil, that apply to all students, including those with visual impairments, with presenter Jim Franklin. Jim Franklin is a special education teacher from Elm Street Elementary in Rome, GA, who invented a number line to help students round numbers up to 10,000,000. Jim will demonstrate the math tools he has invented to help students master math skills such as fractions, decimals, money, elapsed time, weight, and capacity. Participants will also learn about his innovative STEM activities, such as a nationally recognized glow-in-the-dark indoor miniature golf course, "Solar City," student-run businesses, and many other standards-based and life skills projects.

T-TESS/T-PESS:
Dimension 2.2: Content Knowledge and Expertise, Dimension 2.4: Differentiation

Registration ends at 12:00 AM on Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Session ID:
635821
Credits Available:
(3) CPE
(3) Contact Hours
Seats Filled:
33 / 60
Fee:
$0.00
Contact Person:
Lynra Tackitt
Tricia Marsh
Instructor(s):
Jim Franklin
Audience:
Elementary, Instructional Coach, Interventionist, K-3, Math, RTI, Special Ed Teacher, Teachers, Teachers 3-5, Teachers 6-8, Teachers K-2, Teachers K-3, Teachers K-6
 
Date Time Location
6/10/2024 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Region 9 ESC - Wilbarger 1 (Entrance A), Wilbarger 2 (Entrance A)
301 Loop 11, Wichita Falls, 76306


Venue Type:


  • There will be a $250 per day fee for out-of-region or non Region 9 District participants. If coop membership is required, there will be a $125 per day fee for non-coop participants.

  • If you have any special needs such as accessibility, Braille, large print, or a sign language interpreter, please notify Barbara Seigler at least 2 weeks before the session at 940-397-8235, or by email at barbara.seigler@esc9.net.

 
301 Loop 11, Wichita Falls, TX 76306

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