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em·bold·en give the courage or

confidence to do something
əmˈbōldən/

Embolden Your Inner Mathematician
Developing Deeper Understanding of Mathematical Practices

How can we strengthen and deepen understanding, confidence, and efficacy in
the learning and teaching of mathematics?

In this course, we will discuss, sketch, and solve tasks that promote flexibility, critical
reasoning, and problem solving. Learning math should be anchored in depth of
understanding and built on conceptual understanding as well as procedural fluency.

Details: Goals:
For: Pre-K–6 Educators At the end of the semester,
Dates: Sept 2017 – Dec 2017
 participants should be able to say:
Wednesday mornings • I can exercise mathematical
Time: 7:15 to 9:15 AM flexibility to show what I know in
Location: Trinity School more than one way.
4301 Northside Pkwy • I can make sense of mathematical
Atlanta, GA tasks and persevere in solving them.
Instructors: Jill Gough • I can work within NCTM’s Eight
Marsha Harris Mathematical Teaching Practices
Becky Holden for strengthening the teaching and
Fee: $750 learning of mathematics.

The weekly schedule of topics can be viewed on the Embolden Your Inner Mathematician
Google doc. Please contact Jill Gough at jgough@trinityatl.org for more information.

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