Strategies for Increasing the Cognitive Demand of Math Problems

Audience: 3rd - 5th Grade Teachers

Presenter(s): Jennifer Duran

Length: 80 minutes

Level: Intermediate Conceptual

Session Description:

Are you tried of the same old skill and drill math routine?  More importantly, are your students sick and tired of it?  Well, join us to discuss, identify, and write math problems that not only meet the concepts in the Common Core standards, but also meet the higher level of cognitive demand expected by Common Core.

Speaker Bio:

Jennifer Duran has her Bachelor's in Elementary Education with a minor in English Language Development (ELD) and a Master's in Education Leadership.   She originally thought she would become a high school math teacher but eventually decided she wanted to "play all day."  She has been teaching for 9 years, all elementary.