Wabash Valley Education Center

Asking the Right Questions - The Usefulness and Benefits of Assignments and Homework (6-12)

This workshop will focus on the teacher being a “facilitator of learning” and not just the “conveyor of knowledge”. Ways to assign many fewer problems for practice and assignments and get much more mathematical understand and ability from what is being completed. Teachers will be asked to formulate questions for a variety of lessons that will ask the students to think and discuss deeper than just working on an assignment of 20 – 30 similar math problems. Techniques for getting students to both verbalize and discuss what they are doing mathematically will be discussed and modeled. Presented by Bill Reed.


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Bill Reed is the Regional Director for Central Indiana GEAR UP schools specializing in Mathematics. He works with Central Indiana GEAR UP schools, teachers, and students. He assists students with tutoring and S.T.E.M. educational opportunities. He assists schools and teachers observing and giving feedback on educational prodigy, helping with mathematics instruction, and giving teacher professional development. Prior to working with Indiana GEAR UP Bill was a Secondary Math Teacher for over 31 year until he retired. He then worked for the Indiana Department of Education as the Secondary Math and S.T.E.M. Specialist since 2013.


Date: Friday, February 8, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (lunch on your own)

Location: Wabash Valley Education Center

Cost: $125.00/member or $250/non-member*

*Cost of all workshops are based on membership in an Indiana ESC. Any registrants who are not members of an ESC in the state of Indiana will be required to pay the non-member fee of twice the amount of the workshop cost.
**See cancellation policy below

Cancellation Policy

* Registrants who notify WVEC of their cancellation on or before the registration deadline date will not be required to pay the registration fee.
* Registrants who cancel after the registration deadline but before the workshop date or call to cancel on the day of the workshop will pay 50% of the registration fee.
* Registrants who neglect to call or notify the WVEC of their cancellation will be responsible for paying the full fee.
* On official school corporation weather-related cancellation days, registrants will not be required to pay registration fees.







Registration open through 2/7/2019 12:00 PM EST

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Wabash Valley Education Center

3061 Benton Street
West Lafayette, IN 47906

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Wabash Valley Education Center
3061 Benton Street
West Lafayette, IN 47906