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Calculating the Gift of Gab for Literacy in Secondary Math Classrooms

Recorded on January 18, 2017

Sponsored by the Secondary Literacy Partnership.

How can educators build students’ literacy skills in the secondary school math classroom?

This webinar explores how to implement quality classroom discourse to promote disciplinary literacy, academic language, and active listening, and how quality discourse can improve writing.

Presenters provide explicit examples that can be implemented immediately in you classroom.

Who Will Benefit

  • Secondary literacy educators, leadership teams, technical assistance providers supporting literacy in middle and high school

What You Learn

  • The importance of disciplinary literacy in mathematics
  • What quality literacy instruction looks like in the mathematics classroom
  • Accessible activities to promote literacy in mathematics
  • Standards for Mathematical Practice that will be integrated with the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) recommendations for discourse

Download webinar documents.

This webinar is part of the webinar series, Literacy for College and Career Readiness in the 21st Century, sponsored by Secondary Literacy Partnership. Members of the partnership are the California Department of Education, the Association of California School Administrators, the California Teachers Association, and the California Comprehensive Center at WestEd.

For more information about the Secondary Literacy Partnership, please review webinar archives at the SLP Vimeo Channel. and access resources at Digital Chalkboard.

Webinar Presenter(s):

Lauren Johnson Hacienda La Puente Unified School District (CA)
Megan Rowe Boise School District (ID)

Materials from the Webinar