The Arizona Department of Education and the Arizona Association of Teacher of Mathematics welcome National Mathematics Leader Robert Kaplinsky for two days of problem solving with Grades 6-12 Arizona Mathematics Teachers! Robert will also be a lead speaker at the Regional NCTM Conference held in Phoenix on October 25th -28th.
Join us for this two day experience and learn how to implement rich math problems that all your students will find accessible yet also challenge your most gifted students. In this hands-on workshop we’ll also practice advanced implementation strategies to prepare you and your students for successful outcomes. Click here to see a video that provides an overview of the two-day workshop with Robert Kaplinsky.
Participants will experience real world tasks and gain understanding of the critical important of different depth of knowledge tasks that assist in supporting students engagement in the doing and learning of mathematics.
Robert Kaplinsky has worked in education since 2003 as a classroom teacher, district math teacher specialist, and University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) instructor. He has presented and conducted professional development across the United States and Canada. His work has been published by Education Week and the American Educational Research Association (AERA). He has consulted for major publishers including Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Pearson. Robert is a member of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM), California Mathematics Council (CMC), Orange County Math Council (OCMC), and Greater Los Angeles Mathematics Council (GLAMC). He also co-founded the Southern California Math Teacher Specialist Network, a group that includes over 170 math teacher specialists from more than 5 counties.