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About this Event

Cultivating Productive Struggle in the Secondary Classroom
Presented by Dr. Raj Shah
May 23, 2017
7:30-8:00 registration - 8:00-11:00 class time
Summit ESC
Room 16
This workshop will focus on demonstrating how teachers can present rich mathematical tasks to promote productive struggle in a natural way. Every child knows how to persevere, but many are inhibited by the fear and anxiety of getting wrong answers and in turn getting bad grades. By using the same psychology that video game designers use to make games addictive, teachers can pique student curiosity, get them to embrace challenges, and persevere even when they have not yet mastered the content.

Teachers will learn simple strategies and tips to help change student mindsets, spark curiosity, and create a culture where students persevere. When coupled with descriptive feedback, we can encourage growth mindsets.

The workshop features a collection of interactive activities where teachers can work through their own thinking as well as reflect on how the methods shown can be used for effective teaching.

Training is supported by McGraw-Hill Education
For Whom:
Secondary (6-12) Math Teachers, Coaches and Administrators

Registration Information

Credit Offered:
3 Contact Hours
Payable to Summit ESC

How to Pay

By Check

Please make check payable to Summit ESC, and submit it to:

Summit ESC
Attn:Stephen Miller
420 Washington Ave.
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221

By Purchase Order

Please make P.O. out to Summit ESC, and submit it to:

Summit ESC
Attn:Stephen Miller
420 Washington Ave.
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221

Or FAX it to: (330) 945-6222

Number of Participants:
10 - 40 people
Questions or Concerns?
Stephen Miller
(330) 945-5600 x511246
Special Notes:
Rescheduled from March 24, 2017

Registered Participants

Total: 12  Confirmed: 0

4/17/2017 Laura Kraker Math Teacher Cleveland Metropolitan School District Pre-Registered
4/17/2017 Carla Carter Teacher cleveland metropolitan schools Pre-Registered
4/17/2017 Lee McHam Teacher Orrville City Schools Pre-Registered
4/17/2017 Mike Hamsher Teacher Orrville City Schools Pre-Registered
4/17/2017 Tanya Myers Teacher Orrville City Schools Pre-Registered
4/17/2017 Lee Leonard Teacher Orrville City Schools Pre-Registered
5/9/2017 Deborah Allen Coordinator of Gifted Services Highland Local Schools Pre-Registered
5/11/2017 Tricia Mencin Data Coach BEDFORD Pre-Registered
5/11/2017 Jennifer Brown Math Teacher Bedford Pre-Registered
5/11/2017 Bryan Conyers Gen Ed. Teacher Bedford City Schools Pre-Registered
5/16/2017 ed uhlir 7th grade math/instructional specialist bedford Pre-Registered
5/22/2017 Lee McHam Math Teacher Orrville City School Pre-Registered

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