Speaker Presentations

Below are links to slides from speaker presentations at recent conferences. You are free to download the slides for your reference.


Education Week Webinar
November 2016

Presentation Title: “Getting Beyond the Surface: Establishing an Environment for Deeper Learning in Mathematics through Writing”
Speaker: Marilyn Burns, Math Solutions Founder
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2016 Model Schools Conference
Orlando, CA
June 2016

Presentation Title: “Getting Beyond the Surface: Establishing an Environment for Deeper Learning in Mathematics through Writing”
Speaker: Mary Mitchell, Math Solutions Development Manager
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Presentation Title: “Talk in Math Class? You Bet!”
Speaker: Patty Clark, Math Solutions Director of Content Development
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2016 NCTM Annual Conference
San Francisco, CA
April 2016

Presentation Title: “Helping Develop Leaders Through Sharing Lessons I’ve Learned from Classroom Teaching”
Speaker: Marilyn Burns, Math Solutions Founder
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Presentation Title: “Tool Time! Implementing Tools to Help Students Achieve Number Sense”
Speaker: Lisa Rogers, Director of Professional Learning, Math
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Presentation Title: “Math Talk: Mathematical Sense-Making Through Mental Math”
Speaker: Connie Horgan, Professional Learning Specialist, Math
Speaker: Sheila Yates, Professional Learning Specialist, Math
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Presentation Title: “Building a Conceptual Understanding: Solving Systems of Linear Equations”
Speaker: Connie Horgan, Professional Learning Specialist, Math
Speaker: Sheila Yates, Professional Learning Specialist, Math
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Presentation Title: “Beyond Invert and Multiply: Making Sense of Fraction Computation”
Speaker: Julie McNamara, Math Solutions Author
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2016 NCSM Annual Conference
Oakland, CA
April 2016

Presentation Title: “Helping Develop Leaders Through Sharing Lessons I’ve Learned from Classroom Teaching”
Speaker: Marilyn Burns, Math Solutions Founder
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Presentation Title: “Coaching for Success: Get Ready (Learning Targets), Get Set (Intentional Listening), Go! (Feedback)”
Speaker: Jeane Joyner, Math Solutions Author
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Presentation Title: “Number Talks: Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages”
Speaker: Sherry Parrish, Math Solutions Author
Speaker: Ann Dominick, Math Solutions Author
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Presentation Title: “Maximizing Learning or Missing Opportunities: Helping Teachers Foster Algebra Readiness”
Speaker: Lu Ann Weynand, Development Manager
Speaker: Amy Mayfield, Development Manager
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2015 Regional Conference & Exposition
Atlantic City, NJ
October 2015

Presentation Title: Something to Talk About: Productive Talk in the Mathematics Classroom
Speaker: Le’Vada Gray, Director of Professional Learning, Math
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2015 NCTM Annual Conference
Boston, MA
April 2015

Presentation Title: Effective Classroom Teaching for Developing Numerical Understanding and Skills
Speaker: Marilyn Burns, Math Solutions Founder
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Presentation Title: Middle School Number Talks: Mathematical Sense Making through Mental Math
Speaker: Sheila Yates, Professional Learning Specialist
Speaker: Renee Everling, Director of Consultant Development
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Presentation Title: Using Discourse and Tasks to Uncover Student Thinking
Speaker: Michelle Spiers, Professional Learning Specialist
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Presentation Title: Digging into Fraction Division
Speaker: Julie McNamara, Math Solutions Author
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Presentation Title: What’s Black, White, and Ten All Over?
Speaker: Lisa Rogers, Director of Professional Learning, Math
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2015 NCSM Annual Conference
Boston, MA
April 2015

Presentation Title: Beyond Invert and Multiply: Making Sense of Fraction Computation
Speaker: Julie McNamara, Math Solutions Author
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Presentation Title: Time for a Reflective Conversation with a Teacher? Does the Question Matter?
Speaker: Renee Everling, Director of Consultant Development
Speaker: Diane Reynolds, Director of Professional Learning
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Presentation Title: Designing Effective Professional Learning that Makes a Difference in Student Learning
Speaker: Marji Freeman, Director of Professional Development
Speaker: Patty Clark, Director of Content Development
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Presentation Title: Getting to the Heart of Equity with Rigorous Tasks and Instruction that Supports a Growth Mindset
Speaker: Lisa Bush, Director of Professional Learning
Speaker: Mike Gould, Director of Professional Learning
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Presentation Title: Cultivating Your Personal Learning Network with Social Media
Speaker: Genni Steele, Director of Professional Learning
Speaker: Mary Mitchell, Education Specialist
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Presentation Title: Something to Talk About: Assessing Student Reasoning and Thinking
Speaker: Le’Vada Gray, Director of Professional Learning, Math
Speaker: Genni Steele, Director of Professional Learning
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Presentation Title: Helping Teachers Integrate the Mathematical Practices into Classroom Instruction
Speaker: Marilyn Burns, Math Solutions Founder
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2014 Regional Conference & Exposition
Houston, TX
November 2014

Presentation Title: I’m Game, Are You?
Speaker: Diane Reynolds, Director of Professional Learning, Math
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2014 Regional Conference & Exposition
Indianapolis, IN
October 2014

Presentation Title: Solving the Why: Algebra Intervention for Struggling Students
Speaker: Le’Vada Gray, Director of Professional Learning, Math
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Presentation Title: The Power of Ten: Framing Student Understanding
Speaker: Lisa Rogers, Director of Professional Learning, Math
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2014 Northwest Mathematics Conference
Portland, Oregon
October 2014

Presentation Title: Number Talks in the Middle School Classroom
Speaker: Kristi Cohen, Regional Project Manager
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2014 Educational Excellence Institute
Cambridge Public Schools
Cambridge, MA
June 2014

Presentation Title: Mathematical Practice: Reasoning and Discourse
Speaker: Sheila Yates, Math Solutions Professional Learning Specialist
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2014 NCSM Annual Conference
New Orleans, LA
April 2014

Presentation Title: Linking Formative Assessments, the Common Core,
and Instructional Decisions
Speaker: Marilyn Burns, Math Solutions Founder
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Presentation Title: How to Differentiate Mathematics Instruction, K—5
Speaker: Jayne Bamford Lynch, Math Solutions Author
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Presentation Title: Making It Happen: Supporting Instructional Changes Needed
for the Common Core State Standards
Speaker: Lisa Rogers, Math Solutions Director of Professional Learning
Co-Speaker: Megan Brewer, Math Specialist
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Presentation Title: Building Mathematical Communities: Fostering Mathematical Learners
Speaker: Patty Clark, Math Solutions Director of Content Development
Co-Speaker: Amy Mayfield, Development Manager
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Presentation Title: Well-Structured Questions . . . Where Will They Take You?
Speaker: Renee Everling, Math Solutions Director of Consultant Development
Speaker: Diane Reynolds, Math Solutions Director of Professional Learning
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Read article “Focus Conversations to Promote Teacher Thinking”
from Teaching Children Mathematics March 2004


2014 NCTM Annual Conference
New Orleans, LA
April 2014

Presentation Title: Making Reasoning Integral to Instruction
Focused on Number & Operations
Speaker: Marilyn Burns, Math Solutions Founder
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Presentation Title: Understanding Fraction Computation
by Applying and Extending Previous Understandings
Speaker: Julie McNamara, Math Solutions Author
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Presentation Title: Academically Productive Talk in the Mathematics Classroom
Speaker: Genni Steele, Math Solutions Director of Professional Learning
Co-Speaker: Le’Vada Gray, Director of Professional Learning
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Presentation Title: Radically Real: Manipulatives as a Vehicle for Developing Number Sense
Speaker: Katie Isaac, Math Solutions Project Manager
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Presentation Title: Differentiation Is Not a Radical Expectation . . . It’s the Real Deal!
Speaker: Renee Everling, Math Solutions Director of Consultant Development
Speaker: Diane Reynolds, Math Solutions Director of Professional Learning
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Presentation Title: Number Talks in the Middle School Math Classroom
Speaker: Kristi Cohen, Math Solutions Regional Project Manager
Co-Speaker: Sheila Yates, Math Solutions Professional Learning Specialist
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Presentation Title: Fraction Multiplication and Division: Beyond Invert and Multiply
Speaker: LuAnn Weynand, Math Solutions Education Specialist
Co-Speaker: Mary Mitchell, Math Solutions Education Specialist
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2013 CMC South Annual Conference
Palm Springs, CA
November 2013

Presentation Title: Fraction Computation—Building on Previous Understandings
Speaker: Julie McNamara, Math Solutions Author
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2013 NCTM Annual Conference & Exhibition
Denver, CO
April 2013

Presentation Title: Lessons Learned from Interviews about Numerical Reasoning
Speaker: Marilyn Burns, Math Solutions Founder
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Presentation Title: It’s a Rhombus, Not a Diamond: Meaningful Geometric Experiences
Speaker: Amy Mayfield, Development Manager
Co-Speaker: Lisa Rogers, Regional Education Manager
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Presentation Title: Fractions: What’s There to Talk About?
Speaker: Julie McNamara, Math Solutions Author
Co-Speaker: Patty Clark, Director of Content Development
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Presentation Title: Defining Effective Learning Experiences for Educators
in a Common Core Classroom
Speaker: Patty Clark, Director of Content Development
Co-Speaker: Marji Freeman, Director of Professional Development
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Presentation Title: Math Classroom Routines that Support Reasoning
Speaker: Genni Steele, Regional Education Manager
Co-Speaker: Le’Vada Gray, Professional Development Consultant
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Presentation Title: The Power of Ten: Framing Student Understanding
Speaker: Lisa Rogers, Regional Education Manager
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2013 NCSM Annual Conference & Exhibition
Denver, CO
April 2013

Presentation Title: Helping Teachers Assess Students’ Numerical Proficiency
Speaker: Marilyn Burns, Math Solutions Founder
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Presentation Title:Number and Operations in Base Ten: Reaching the Depths of Knowledge for Every Student Through the Common Core Standards and Practices
(Common Core State Standards—Supporting Instruction)
Speaker: Marji Freeman, Director of Professional Development
Co-Speaker: Carolyn Felux, Education Director
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Presentation Title: Talking About Fractions: Helping All Students Engage
in Mathematical Discourse
Speaker: Julie McNamara, Math Solutions Author
Co-Speaker: Patty Clark, Director of Content Development
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Presentation Title:Supporting Instructional Coaching Through Structured Questions
Speaker: Renee Everling, Regional Education Manager
Co-Speaker: Mary Mitchell, Development Manager
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Presentation Title: How Does Equity Affect Expectations for All?
Speaker: Lisa Rogers, Regional Education Manager
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2012 Florida Association of Mathematics Supervisors
Orlando, FL
October 2012

Presentation Title: CCSSM: From Theory to Practice
Speaker: Julie McNamara, Math Author
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2012 CAMT Annual Conference
San Antonio, Texas
July 2012

Presentation Title: Differentiation—Supporting and Challenging All Students
Speaker: Amy Mayfield, Math Solutions Regional Education Manager
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2012 NCTM/NCSM Annual Conference
Philadelphia, PA
April 2012

Presentation Title: Number Sense and the Common Core
Speaker: Marilyn Burns, Founder of Math Solutions
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2012 NCTM Annual Conference
Technology and Mathematics: Get Connected!
Philadelphia, PA
April 2012

Presentation Title: The Power of Ten: Framing Students’ Understanding
Speaker: Lisa Rogers, Math Solutions Regional Education Manager
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Presentation Title: The Power of Proportional Reasoning
Speaker: Lu Ann Weynand, Math Solutions Development Manager
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Presentation Title: Beyond Invert and Multiply: Making Sense of Fraction Computation
Speaker: Julie McNamara, Math Solutions Author and Education Specialist
Co-Speaker: Patty Clark, Math Solutions Associate Director of Development
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Presentation Title: Financial Literacy: Linking Mathematics and Economics
for Young Children
Speaker: Jane Crawford, Math Solutions Author
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2012 NCSM Annual Conference
Life, Liberty, and Mathematics for All: NCSM Leads the Way
Philadelphia, PA
April 23–25, 2012

Presentation Title: Helping Teachers Transition to the Common Core State Standards: What They Need to Know NOW
Speaker: Julie McNamara, Math Solutions Author and Education Specialist
Co-Speaker: Patty Clark, Math Solutions Associate Director of Development
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Presentation Title: How do you know your professional development makes a difference?
Speaker: Carolyn Felux, Education Director
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CMC North
Grow with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

Pacific Grove, CA
December 2–4, 2011

Presentation Title: Beyond Invert and Multiply: Make Sense of Fraction Computation
Speaker: Julie McNamara, Math Solutions Education Specialist and Author
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2011 Model Schools Conference
Nashville, TN
June 26–29, 2011

Presentation Title: Classroom Discussions in Mathematics: A Key Strategy
in Building a Culture for Developing Mathematical Habits of Mind
Speaker: Carolyn Felux, Education Director
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Presentation Title: Approaches to Help Students Build Mental Math
and Computation Strategies
Speaker: Carolyn Felux, Education Director
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2011 NCTM Annual Conference
Indianapolis, IN
April 13–16, 2011

Presentation Title: Assessing Students’ Numerical Understanding and Skills
Speaker: Marilyn Burns, Founder of Math Solutions
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Presentation Title: Bar Diagrams: Draw Your Way to Problem Solving Success
Speaker: Robyn Silbey, Math Solutions Author
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Presentation Title: Financial Literacy: Starting Early with Young Children
Speaker: Jane Crawford, Math Solutions Author
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Presentation Title: Folding, Cutting, Creating: How Geometry Shapes Up
Speaker: Amy Mayfield, Math Solutions Education Specialist
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Presentation Title: Tools for Building Conceptual Understanding in Geometry
Speaker: Genni Steele, Math Solutions Education Specialist
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Presentation Title: Supporting Students’ Fraction Sense: What, Why, and How?
Speaker: Julie McNamara, Math Solutions Author and Education Specialist
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Presentation Title: Shaping Up in Geometry
Speaker: Lisa Rogers, Math Solutions Education Specialist
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Download I Spy Shapes
Download Triangle Paper


2011 NCSM Annual Conference
Indianapolis, IN
April 11–13, 2011

Presentation Title: Learning from Students’ Written Work: A Guide for Professional Development, Grades K–6
Speaker: Marilyn Burns, Founder of Math Solutions
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Presentation Title: Students Held Accountable Through Discourse and Performance: Listen and Learn
Speaker: Robyn Silbey, Math Solutions Author
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Presentation Title: Common Core: Connecting the Standards for Mathematical Practice to the Standards for Content—Number and Operations in Base Ten
Speaker: Carolyn Felux, Education Director
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Presentation Title: Common Core State Standards—Supporting Instruction
Speaker: Marji Freeman, Director of Professional Development
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Download True or False Sentences


2011 ASCD Annual Conference
San Francisco, CA
March 26–28, 2011

Presentation Title: From Assessments to Instructional Decisions: K–6 Mathematics
Speaker: Marilyn Burns, Founder of Math Solutions

To submit questions to Marilyn Burns, email info@nullmathsolutions.com.
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Scholastic Math Leadership Summit
San Francisco, CA
December 6–8, 2010

Presentation Title: Individual Assessments, Students’ Numerical Understanding,
and the Common Core
Speaker: Marilyn Burns, Founder of Math Solutions

To submit questions to Marilyn Burns, email info@nullmathsolutions.com.
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2010 NSDC Conference
Atlanta, GA
December 4–8, 2010

Presentation Title: Meeting the Needs of All Students Through
Differentiated Mathematics Instruction
Speaker: Carolyn Felux, Education Director
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2010 CMC South Conference
Palm Springs, CA
November 5–6, 2010

Presentation Title: Equity in Mathematics: Access, Achievement, Identity, Power
Speaker: Marji Freeman, Director of Professional Development
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Presentation Title: Beyond Pizzas and Pies: Supporting Fraction Sense
Speaker: Julie McNamara, Education Specialist
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2010 CAMT
San Antonio, TX
July 15–17, 2010

Presentation Title: Improving Students Learning Through Teachers’ Collegial and Collaborative Learning
Speakers: Carolyn Felux, Education Director & Paula Hidalgo, Ph. D.
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2010 NCTM Annual Conference
San Diego, CA
April 23, 2010

Presentation Title: Math for All: Differentiating Math Instruction
Speaker: Lu Ann Weynand, Education Specialist
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Presentation Title: Formative Assessment: A Practical Approach
Speaker: Nickie Rizzo, Associate Director of Professional Development
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Presentation Title: Effective Uses for Ten Frames
Speaker: Melissa Conklin, Education Specialist
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April 22, 2010

Presentation Title: Individual Assessments: The Key to Student’s Skills and Understanding
Speaker: Marilyn Burns, Founder of Math Solutions
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Presentation Title: Differentiation—Supporting and Challenging All Students
Speaker: Amy Mayfield, Education Specialist
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Presentation Title: Building Number Sense with Meaningful Practice
Speaker: Lisa Rogers, Education Specialist
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Download Beyond Counting and Calendar handout
Download Ten Frames reproducible
Download Moreley and Lesster handout

Presentation Title: Linking Arithmetic and Algebraic Thinking
Speaker: Genni Steele, Education Specialist
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2010 NCSM Annual Conference
San Diego, California
April 20, 2010

Presentation Title: Individual Assessments: The Key to Student’s Skills and Understanding
Speaker: Marilyn Burns, Founder of Math Solutions
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Presentation Title: Teaching Math to English Language Learners
Speaker: Marji Freeman, Director of Professional Development
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2010 TESOL Annual Convention
Boston, Massachusetts
March 25, 2010

Presentation Title: Teaching Mathematics to English Language Learners
Speaker: Carolyn Felux, Education Director
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Download list of resources (Supporting English Language Learners in Math Class)
Download list of strategies (Make Math Comprehensible)
Download reproducibles R6 and R7 from the Supporting English Language Learners in Math Class: A Multimedia Professional Learning Resource facilitator’s guide


2010 ASCD Annual Conference
San Antonio, Texas
March 6, 2010

Presentation Title: Using Results from Individual Math Assessments in Professional Development
Speaker: Marilyn Burns, Founder of Math Solutions
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2009 California Mathematics Council South
Palm Springs, California
November 7, 2009

Presentation Title: Teaching Math to English Language Learners
Speaker: Marji Freeman, Director of Professional Development
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2009 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conference
Minneapolis, Minnesota
November 5, 2009

Presentation Title: Differentiation: Meeting the Needs of All Learners
Speaker: Genni Steele, Education Specialist
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2009 Chicago Math and Science Initiative Conference

Chicago, Illinois
May 1, 2009

Presentation Title: Supporting English Language Learners in Math Class
Speaker: Carolyn Felux, Education Director
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2009 NCTM Annual Conference
Washington, DC
April 22–25, 2009

Presentation Title: Bit by Bit—Day by Day: Number Sense Grows
Speaker: Amy Mayfield, Education Specialist
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Presentation Title: Beyond Counting and Calendars: Number Sense for Primary Students
Speaker: Lisa Rogers, Education Specialist
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Presentation Title: Math for All: Differentiating Math Instruction
Speaker: Lu Ann Weynand, Education Specialist
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Presentation Title: Communication: Five Talk Moves That Promote Access for All Learners
Speaker: Renee Everling, Education Specialist
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Presentation Title: Differentiation: Meeting the Needs of All Learners
Speaker: Genni Steele, Education Specialist
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2009 NCSM Annual Conference
Washington, DC
April 20–22, 2009

Presentation Title: Partnering with School Principals to Improve Mathematics Instruction
Speaker: Nickie Rizzo, Associate Director of Professional Development (for Carolyn Felux, Education Director)
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Presentation Title: Supporting Teachers in Teaching English Language Learners in Math Class
Speaker: Marji Freeman, Director of Professional Development
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WNET Teaching & Learning Celebration
New York, NY
March 6–7, 2009

Presentation Title: Effective Math Teaching, Grades 1–6: Linking Assessment and Instruction to Meet the Needs of All Students
Speaker: Marilyn Burns, Founder of Math Solutions
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