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Wednesday, August 1 • 10:30am - 11:20am
Two-in-one: Empowering Learners to Problem Solve through Cognitive Process & Making Challenging Mathematics Material Accessible to All Students

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This session is a two-in-one session.

10:30 - 10:50 AM: Empowering Learners to Problem Solve through Cognitive Process (Adam Deleidi)
Learn an explicit approach to problem solving adapted from George Polya, father of problem solving in mathematics education.
TAGS: Administrators, ELA, Math, Urban Education, Cognition/Problem Solving

10:50 - 11:10 AM: Making challenging mathematics material accessible to all students (Katharine Visci, Kristi-Lynn Craig, Melinda Eichhorn)
Setting high expectations and adapting materials allows middle school students in a substantially separate classroom to access grade-level mathematics content.
TAGS: ​​​​Math, Special Education/Inclusion, Urban Education

11:10 - 11:20 AM: Time for questions and discussion

Speakers
avatar for Kristi-Lynn Craig

Kristi-Lynn Craig

Salem Public Schools
Kristi-Lynn Craig is a special education administrator in the Salem Public Schools, where she sees her primary role as advocating on behalf of student success, family engagement, and teacher support.  Ms. Craig's education experience includes teaching in a 2nd-3rd grade full inclusion... Read More →
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Adam Deleidi

Chelsea Public Schools
Adam Deleidi is the principal of the Berkowitz Elementary School in Chelsea, Massachusetts and a member of CAST's Professional Learning Cadre. He has led school-wide UDL implementation in two schools and has previously presented at CAST's UDL Symposium, Harvard University's UDL Institute... Read More →
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Melinda (Mindy) Eichhorn

Gordon College
Dr. Mindy Eichhorn is an assistant professor of Education at Gordon College in Wenham, MA. She is also a mathematics specialist at the Boston Children’s Hospital Learning Disabilities Program.
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Katharine Visci

Collins Middle School
Katharine Visci is a special education teacher in Salem Public Schools where she teaches math to middle school students in a substantially separate setting and supports science in an inclusion setting. She has experience teaching in urban schools with a variety of ages and abilities... Read More →


Wednesday August 1, 2018 10:30am - 11:20am EDT
WCC 3019