Proposed Session Title

Creative Writing in the Mathematics Classroom

Location

Gas Building #3

Session Information

Best Practices/Teaching session

Abstract of proposed session

With the current focus on college and career readiness, it is crucial that learners develop strong abilities in writing. In order to nurture writing skills in students, teachers must have confidence in their own abilities to use writing as a learning tool and a valuable form of communication. Teachers and teacher educators benefit from having repertoires of ideas for designing and implementing lessons that incorporate creative writing opportunities into all subject areas, including mathematics. Session participants will engage in creative writing and design writing opportunities focused on a variety of mathematics topics..

Keywords

Effective teaching practices, Integration of writing and mathematics

Start Date

10-16-2019 10:00 AM

End Date

10-16-2019 10:25 AM

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Creative Writing in the Mathematics Classroom

Gas Building #3

With the current focus on college and career readiness, it is crucial that learners develop strong abilities in writing. In order to nurture writing skills in students, teachers must have confidence in their own abilities to use writing as a learning tool and a valuable form of communication. Teachers and teacher educators benefit from having repertoires of ideas for designing and implementing lessons that incorporate creative writing opportunities into all subject areas, including mathematics. Session participants will engage in creative writing and design writing opportunities focused on a variety of mathematics topics..