NCTM Virtual, CMC South & Make Math Moments Virtual Summit Resources

During the first week of February 2021, I will be presenting at the NCTM Virtual Conference.  See below to download resources from this session.

On November 7th, 2020 I presented at 2 VIRTUAL conferences. This post will have LINKS TO RESOURCES that go live on that date for both conferences. Both Conferences have an amazing line-up of speakers, so I hope you have a chance to attend one or both conferences.

NCTM February 2021 Virtual Session

I presented at the 2021 NCTM Virtual Conference on ‘Creating Discourse through Math Language Routines’.   Click below to be connected to a google folder of resources from this session.

Click HERE to be connected to a Google Folder of Resources

2020 Make Math Moments Virtual Summit

Make Math Moments Virtual Summit by Make Math Moments

Jon Orr and Kyle Pierce have put together an amazing FREE 1-week virtual conference for the last several years titled the ‘Make Math Moments Virtual Summit’. This year is no different. For one week you will have access to watching sessions from over 20 math presenters from all over the US and Canada. This year’s conference begins this Saturday, November 7th and runs free until November 13th. Visit HERE to register and get more information.

My session titled, ‘Creating Discourse through Math Language Routines’ goes live Saturday, November 7 at 2:00 pm Central Time Zone (3pm eastern, 12 noon Pacific). You can watch a recording of the session afterward until the 13th if you can not make it live.

I am excited for this session. It is a new one for me -but I am speaking about things I’ve been doing in my own classroom for the last 20+ years. I hope you can join me for this session.

Click Below to get resources from this session.

Click HERE to be connected to a Google Folder of Resources


2020 CMC South Virtual Conference

The 2020 CMC (California Math Council) South Conference – usually held in Palm Springs) is going virtu

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onferences this year. I attended my first conference there last year and it was amazing. This state math conference attracts amazing presenters from all over the country. If there is one state conference you should attend (other than MN’s) – it is this one. The fact that it is virtual this year makes that easier for you. More INFO here. Recorded Sessions will be available until January 1, 2021.

My session at CMC South is titled ‘Safe Prompts for Entering ‘Math’mathical Discussions’. This session is similar to one I did for this summer’s Building Math Minds Workshop, but I’ve made it more K-12 vs 6-12.

Click below to get resources from this session.

Click HERE to be connected to a Google Folder of Resources and Links

Sara VanDerWerf

I am Sara Van Der Werf, a 24-year mathematics teacher in Minneapolis Public Schools. I have taught math in grades 7-12 as well as spent several years leading mathematics at the district office. I currently teach Advanced Algebra at South High School and I'm also the current President of the Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics (MCTM). I am passionate about encouraging and connecting with mathematics teachers. I'd love to connect via twitter.  Join the community.  Tweet me @saravdwerf.

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