Writing To Learn & Learning To Write in Mathematics

Join the Institute for Learning in a one-day workshop, to learn how to successfully embed and support writing to enhance students' understanding of mathematical concepts.

What are the highlights of the workshop?

You will:

*A Set of Lessons on Proportional Relationships (grade 7) and/or Understanding Fractions as Numbers (grade 3) will be used as the basis of our work.

Come Join Us!

When & Where:
February 19, 2016, 8:30AM - 4:00PM
Pittsburgh, PA
Institute for Learning at the Learning, Research, and Development Center at the University of Pittsburgh

Grade 3-5 (Focus on Fractions)


Grade 6-8 (Focus on Proportional Relationships)

you must indicate which grade level room at registration

Format: This one-day institute combines direct instruction and hands-on practice. Additional follow-up days for implementation, review and coaching are available at the district level. .
Who should attend: This institute is ideal for any mathematics teacher, coach, or leader who is interested in or responsible for math instruction. We recommend registering with a colleague so that you have someone to partner with when developing writing in your math classrooms.
Facilitators: Victoria Bill, Kristin Klingensmith, and Laurie Speranzo
Cost: $90 for teachers and $60 for students
Questions? Contact Victoria Bill at vbill@pitt.edu or Payment questions can be directed to Ted Trunzo at ted.trunzo@pitt.edu


WorkshopGrade Level RoomDateRate
Mathematics Institute
Pittsburgh, PA
Grade 3-5
(Focus on Fractions)
February 19, 2016 $150.00
Mathematics Institute
Pittsburgh, PA
Grade 6-8
(Focus on Proportional Relationships)
February 19, 2016 $150.00