Presenter: Beverly Ford
Venue: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington DC
Date: April 28 (11:00am-12:00pm)
Interpret how students use their fingers: Empower all students’ development in number and addition
Participants will hear research-based interpretations about how students use their fingers and the appropriate next steps for an equitable mathematical experiences. Watch class videos to know how to choose additive tasks that are differentiated based on the value of the addend to empower the child to develop the concept of number and addition.
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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