Professional Development

Math Detectives – Where’s the Math?: Discovering the Math Hidden in Books

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Math Detectives – Where’s the Math?: Discovering the Math Hidden in Books

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Is Math a Mystery to you?  Do you find yourself clueless?  Numbers and Number Sense, Geometry, Measurement, Graphing, Algebra; math is everywhere if you know how to find it! In Math Detectives – Where’s the Math?: Discovering the Math Hidden in Books we’ll look at children’s literature and discover the Math already there, hidden in books you love. Old books, new books, in Math Detectives we’ll learn to look at books in a different way, uncovering the natural math concepts embedded in the story experience in this professional development workshop.  Includes handout.

Goal: To uncover the Math hidden in books and create active, arts-based experiences that support curriculum standards and engage children in creating and performing as a means of developing math skills.

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"Katherine brings talent, intelligence, and genuine warmth to her work with young children and their teachers."

Miriam C. Flaherty Willis, Senior Director, Education, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts