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ems&tl Math Cafes. Sorsha Mulroe Jennifer Stairs Joan Tellish. Purpose of Project…. *Deepen teachers’ understanding of division, fractions, and decimals. *Train teachers on the use of a Livescribe pen for formative assessment. Project Description…. Participants - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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EMSTL Math Caf

ems&tl Math CafesSorsha MulroeJennifer StairsJoan Tellish

Purpose of Project*Deepen teachers understanding of division, fractions, and decimals.

*Train teachers on the use of a Livescribe pen for formative assessment.

Project DescriptionParticipants13 teachers (Grades 1-5 and GT)3 Math Support Teachers

LocationBryant Woods, Longfellow, Stevens Forest Elementary Schools all located in Columbia, Maryland

Project Description contdSessions2 hoursCaf style (food + pd = math fun!)3 on the topic of Division, Fractions, and DecimalsLivescribe training and pencast assignmentsEngaging lessons, NCTM readings, manipulatives

EvaluationAt the end of each session, participants completed an electronic survey using Google Docs.

Our Data

Teacher Comfort Level with Use of Livescribe PenConclusionGrant provided professional development in three challenging instructional topics in mathematics: Division, Fractions, and Decimals.

Teacher content understanding increased in all 3 content areas, however, decimals had highest increase.

Increase in teacher capacity to provide feedback to students with use of the Livescribe pen.

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