Presenter: Beverly Ford
Venue: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington DC
Date: April 28 (9:45am-11:00am)
The Right Task at the Right Time: Developing Addition Fluency through Conceptual Understanding
Choosing purposeful, differentiated tasks can allow all students to build addition concepts that foster procedural fluency. Come see classroom video of students engaging in additive tasks that elicit student thinking and support all students’ development. We will share ways to interpret students’ behaviors based on research of student thinking.
AIMS Center Presenter
Beverly Ford, a Research Associate at The AIMS Center for Math and Science Education, has worked in education for the last 17 years as a teacher, math specialist, coach, professional developer, and educational consultant. She is passionate about engaging with educational research that can empower teachers to equip all students to understand mathematics. She is driven to understand the educational research, so that the findings of the research can be utilized by teachers and empower them to teach mathematics in a way that equips students to utilize their mathematical knowledge. Her Bachelors degree, California teaching credential, and Masters degree in Math Education were completed at Fresno Pacific University.
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