Nov
16
2015

Oklahoma Math Webinars Update

Please accept my apologies again for the October webinar. I hope you can make it to our rescheduled time of Monday, November 23rd at 7 p.m. We will have our final webinar of the year in December. See details below to join.

November 23: Number Talks
This is an instructional strategy that is applicable at the elementary and secondary level. It develops students understanding of quantities and numerical relationships. Learn how to incorporate this 15 minute strategy in your daily classroom routine. Sign up for the webinar at the following link.
December 21: Great Ideas for Second Semester
This month is great ideas for 2nd semester. Discover classroom routines, activities or strategies to implement in 2nd semester. Sign up for the webinar at the following link.
Have you missed the webinars completed in prior months. Don’t worry, you can still see them. Details for each webinar is below. The webinars discuss various topics related to improving mathematics education in the state of Oklahoma. The webinars occur every third Monday of the month at 6 p.m. CST. Telannia Norfar, a teacher at Northwest Classen, is the host. Periodically, the webinars will have a topic that is viewer’s choice. To submit a topic or strategy that you would be interested in viewing, go to the following link.
April: Question Formulation Technique
Understand how to use the Question Formulation Technique in your classroom. This technique helps students with asking questions to further their learning. View actual examples of the QFT in action. Watch the webinar at the following link.
May: Math Stations 
Understand how to use math stations at the secondary level. Hear examples from two different teachers classrooms.Watch the webinar at the following link.
June: Project-Based Learning
Hear how project-based learning is implemented at the secondary level in a math classroom. View examples of projects completed with students in Oklahoma City Public Schools. Watch the webinar at the following link.
July: EngageOK Recap
The Engage conference was July 7 through the 9th at the Cox Convention Center. It is a free conference held by the state department of education. Watch highlights of the conference at the following link.
August: Share Out
Periodically, the webinar focus on teachers from around the state sharing the practices they implement in their classrooms. Hear two teachers from middle and high school levels share their plans for the new year. Watch the webinar at the following link.
September: Viewer’s Choice
This webinar was about inquiry. Learn how to convert your classroom to be more inquiry based so that students can discover concepts rather than being told. There will be another viewer’s choice in the spring of 2016. Watch the webinar at the following link.
November: Difficult Concepts Made Easy
This webinar covers difficult concepts from Algebra I. The concepts are from the results of a survey taken at http://bit.ly/1iVyDFc. You can complete the survey for future webinars. Watch the webinar at the following link.

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About the Author: Telannia Norfar

I am a teacher at Northwest Classen High School in Oklahoma City. I also serve as the high school vice president for OCTM and a member of the OKMath Teachers Steering Committee. I am a National Faculty Member for BIE and President of Neither Near Norfar Consulting.

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