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2018 Foxborough Summer Institute has ended
FOXBOROUGH PUBLIC SCHOOLS CORDIALLY INVITES YOU TO ATTEND
OUR 2-DAY 2018 SUMMER INSTITUTE
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27 & THURSDAY, JUNE 28

Cost:
  • $100 for 1 day
  • $150 for 2 days

Checks/Purchase orders should be made out to Foxborough Public Schools and mailed to FPS Summer Institute, 60 South Street, Foxborough, MA 02035. For questions please contact Alison Mello, Assistant Superintendent at 508-543-1675.
When registering be sure to schedule your choice of one (1) Keynote for each day that you are attending, and two (2) breakout sessions for a total of 5 hours of PD each day. Coffee, water, morning snacks and lunch are included!!!
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Thursday, June 28 • 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Identifying and Addressing Linguistic Challenges in K-5 Math Word Problems for All Learners

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Did you know that even student who know the math tend to do up to 30% worse on word problems? In this session, research- and practice-based solutions to linguistic challenges in K-5 math word problems will be shared and explored.  Educators who attend this session will have the opportunity to work in grade-level groups to practice identifying and addressing linguistic challenges with grade-level, CCSS-aligned word problems.  Although, this workshop will particularly benefit our ELL students and students who need additional literacy support, this session aims to support you in supporting all students acquisition of academic mathematical language.

Speakers
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Paul Madden

Math Specialist, Foxborough Public Schools
I am the math specialist at Ahern Middle School and I am currently working on my PhD in mathematics education at Boston College. My interests are in Vygotskian learning theory (e.g., ZPD, guided math, differentiation, student discourse), using concrete manipulatives, debate across... Read More →


Thursday June 28, 2018 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Room 116