Math Games for All Standards – 2 Day (Julie Kubiak)

Teaching Intensive Content With Motivation

About The Seminar:

Julie Kubiak will share Kim Sutton's passion for the learning of mathematics through joyful experiences using games and other motivational strategies that practice mathematical content so that it is never forgotten! This exciting 2 day class is filled with practical games and is designed for teachers of K-5 students using dice and spinners. Participants will receive a manual and tool kit for easy implementation of the games in any classroom situation. The games will incorporate number sense through basic facts, place value, fractions, geometry and algebraic thinking. Students will understand the math content by repeated use of these motivating and exciting games. Julie Kubiak will present these practical games that practice math skills and align to the standards. The game boards and materials are so simple and easy to implement. Special effort will be made to show how all grade levels can use these games. Come prepared to enjoy the songs, dances and games that will change your math classroom into a motivational festival of mathematics.

What You Will Learn:

  • 25 NEW games for reinforcing math skills of the standards
  • Management strategies for maximizing student time on task
  • Place value games with neverending pizzazz!
  • Building proportional reasoning with games for the three models of fractions
  • Number sense, number sense, number sense!
  • A deeper understanding of the standards
  • Take the fear out of teaching math and put the fun back in
  • Add these words to your math program: fun, games, practice, learn, understand

Program Highlights:

  • Why Games Are Powerful Tools for All Math Concepts! How to Teach Meaningful Math and Use Games to Reinforce the Concepts
  • Number Sense Games Using Dice that Develop Strong Understanding of Place Value
  • Games for Drill and Practice—New Ideas for Math Fact Fluency
  • How to Set Up Games for Differentiation Through Response to Intervention
  • Games for Developing Proportional Reasoning! Fractions Made Easy!
  • Management Ideas for Making Game Time Fun for All!
  • Connecting the Standards to Each Game
  • Learn How to Differentiate Games to Accommodate all Learners in your Classroom to use Tomorrow in the Elementary Classroom

About The Speaker:

Julie Kubiak, a veteran teacher of twenty-five years, is an experienced mathematics trainer who has presented numerous math workshops at the district, state, and national levels. She has 16 years of classroom experience at the elementary level, 10 years of experience teaching at the university level, and has worked for the past eleven years as a district math curriculum specialist for kindergarten through sixth grades. Julie's passion lies in helping teachers learn to love and feel more comfortable with math so they can share that love with their students. She believes that all students can learn mathematics through a fun and engaging classroom environment. Upon meeting Kim in 2002, she became an staunch advocate of Kim Sutton's philosophy about mathematics instruction. Through the use of Kim's ideas and mathematical routines she demonstrates how to engage students in meaningful tasks that develop conceptual understanding that leads to in-depth understanding of concepts and reasoning skills. Feeling bored, stagnant, or stifled with your math instruction? Julie will help you rediscover a passion for numeracy that will propel your students on a life-long journey of learning in mathematics.

Who Should Attend?

All K-5 Classroom Teachers, Resource Specialists, Curriculum Coordinators and Administrators should attend.

Class Times:

Registration 8:00 am
Class starts 8:30 am
No Host Lunch 11:45 am
Adjourn 3:00 pm

What to Bring:

Scissors, marking pens, scotch tape, glue stick, stapler, hole punch and camera (optional).

Cancellations/Substitutions:

Substitutions may be made at any time. All cancellations received the day of the seminar or afterwards are subject to a $15.00 service charge.

University Credit:

1 unit of credit from Humboldt State University is available for an additional charge. These credential/licensure courses offered are designed primarily for elective or professional development purposes. Clock hours may also be available – details provided at the seminar.

How To Register:

Call (800) 841-5193 ~ or use our Online Registration Form: either mail, fax, or use your credit card on our secure server. Visa, Master Card, Discover, and American Express accepted (US funds only).