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Family Matters! Strategies for Cultivating Mathematics Collaboration

Includes a Live Event on 09/08/2022 at 6:00 PM (EDT)

Circumstances outside school walls matter. For example, family members can influence mathematics attitudes, achievement, and self-confidence. This webinar supports teachers in their important role of cultivating meaningful and purposeful mathematics collaboration within and among homes and schools. Specifically, this webinar will focus on strategies for making mathematics relevant, social, verbal, and accessible for families. Participants will acquire:

• a research-based rationale for promoting family engagement with mathematics
• family member perspectives on doing mathematics
• web-based family resources 
• positive growth mindset messages
• strategies for supporting mathematics collaboration, including family math nights
• interactive newsletters, practitioner inquiry, and storybook math chats

Dr. Regina Mistretta

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Dr. Regina Mistretta is a Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at St. John’s University’s School of Education. She has 35 years of experience inclusive of teaching at elementary, middle, and high school levels, as well as at institutions of higher education. Her efforts to help bridge home and school learning environments are exemplified in her three authored books as well as her collaborations with PreK–12 school communities encompassing teachers, administrators, school children, and their caregivers in the five boroughs of the metropolitan area of New York, and on Long Island.

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09/08/2022 at 6:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
09/08/2022 at 6:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes A webinar focused on strategies for making mathematics relevant, social, verbal, and accessible for families.
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Live Viewing: 1.00 CU credit and certificate available
Live Viewing: 1.00 CU credit and certificate available