Parental Un-involvement: Designing Lessons that Students Can Do With Minimal Home Help

A FREE Virtual Unconference for Math Teachers

Free access to math resources, games, simulations, and apps.


This past week, we’ve been telling you on our social media to get your free ticket to the Math Unconference. And finally, the day has arrived! Today Maria Burns Ortiz will be participating in the virtual Unconference for Math Teachers!

“When we engage students through multi-sensory activities, we are seeing unprecedented results and learning gains. This Unconference is dedicated to providing you with tools and resources for facilitating online learners.”

Here’s today’s Agenda: Thursday, April 23, 2020

All times are in Eastern Standard Time (EST)

9:00-9:45 AM:¬†Math in the 21st Century Opening¬†with¬†Dr. Keith Devlin, of BrainQuake, Stanford University and ‚ÄúThe NPR Math Guy‚Ä̬†

10:00-10:45 AM: The Math Simulator and a Dog Named Marley with Dr. Scott Laidlaw of MidSchoolMath

11:00-11:45 AM:¬†In response to COVID, 6000 teachers made ASSISTments forever-free accounts to support their students’ math learning: Come learn why¬†with¬†WPI Neil Heffernan and Cristina Heffernan,¬†founders of ASSISTments¬†

12:00-12:45 PM: Parental Un-involvement: Designing Lessons that Students Can Do With Minimal Home Help with Dr. Maria Burns Ortiz of 7 Generation Games

1:00-1:45 PM: A Consultancy Tuning Protocol (Submit a problem proposal for the session: with Dr. Keith Devlin and Dr. Randy Weiner of BrainQuake

2:00-2:45 PM: Supporting Student Play While they are Away with Dr. Barbara Chamberlin of Math Snacks

3:00-3:45 PM: The First Ever Algebra-Readiness Platform Created by Hit Songwriters with Dr. Lana Israel of Muzology

4:00-4:45 PM: Doing Algebra Online: An Introduction to Graspable Math Activities with Dr. Erik Weitnauer of Graspable Math

5:00-5:45 PM: Collaborative Problem Solving and Remote Learning with Dr. Kara Carpenter of Teachley

6:00-6:45 PM: A Distance Learning and Remote Teaching Tool for Math Presentations, Real-Time Math Collaborations, Self-Grading Math Assignments with Dr. Donald Carney of Fluidity Software

7:00 Р7:45 PM: Bring Your Virtual Math Classroom to Life using Math Jam with Krista Marks of Woot Math

8:00 ‚Äď 8:15 PM:¬†What is your ONE thing? Closing Part I¬†with¬†Dr. Scott Laidlaw¬†of MidSchoolMath¬†

8:15 ‚Äď 8:30 PM:¬†Special Music Guest Closing Part II¬†with¬†Juno (Camila Cabello, Lizzo, Fifth Harmony)¬†

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