WRITING IN MATH REALLY COUNTS

(5 days)

(This may be offered in a variety of configurations.)

• Correlating math and writing processes
• Math prewriting strategies
• Reading/Writing connections
• Using children’s books to introduce math concepts
• The Mobius Strip
• The Pentad for problem solving
• Theory of Manipulatives
• Ways to check for reasonableness of answer
• Rubrics
• NCTM evaluation
• Brain research