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Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics

An affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
The MCTM is an organization of professionals dedicated to promoting the teaching and learning of meaningful mathematics for all students by supporting educators in their efforts to improve mathematics instruction.

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Building Thinking Classrooms - Introductory

  • August 05, 2024
  • 9:00 AM
  • August 06, 2024
  • 3:30 PM
  • South Central Service Cooperative, 2075 Lookout Dr, North Mankato, MN 56003



Instructor:  Jessica Strom, Win-e-Mac Schools

Registration for this event closes July 29.

The Thinking Classroom, researched by Peter Liljedahl, is a set of 14 practices that transforms students from mimickers to active thinkers, teachers from lecturers to guides, and classrooms from sit-and-get to discovery-and-interaction. The journey to transform can be gradual (start with the first three practices a couple times a week), but the transformations you see will be immediate. During the two-day workshop we will take a deep dive into all 14 practices of the Thinking Classroom. We will practice, experience and analyze each practice, and also learn how to schedule the transformation. Participants will leave ready to begin or expand their Thinking Classroom practice.

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