Archive for the ‘Slide-A-Round Updates’ Category

Here are my upcoming demonstrations in January/ February 2021:

  • January 12, 2021

2020 Digital Learning Virtual Conference in Houston, TX

Contact: Go to website to register

  • January 19th

North Mississippi Education Consortium

Contact: Susan Scott

  • January 26th

State-wide Demonstration for the Mississippi Teachers of the Visually Impaired

Contact: Toni Hollingsworth

  • February 1st

East Mississippi Center for Educational Development

Contact: Cythia Pouncey

I am awaiting for confirmation from many other schools and school districts. Follow the “Latest News” for updated information!

I am going to share my math strategies virtually with Julia Statum, Math Specialist at Region 5 ESC, in Beaumont, TX on 11-17-20 at 3:00 CST. I hope to do a a larger demonstration in the future for teachers and administrators the Region 5 area!

I am doing my second state-wide demonstration for the Mississippi Hearing and Vision Project on January 26, 2021. Please contact Toni Hollingsworth (Toni.Hollingsworth@usm.edu), Director, to register!

November 13th from 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. is going to be another exciting opportunity for Slide-A-Round Math Manipulatives! I will be sharing my math manipulatives & teaching strategies at the 2020 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Virtual Conference. My pre-recorded session will be on NCTM’s website for one month after the conference if you miss it and want to watch later. Contact me if you need further information.

I talked to Dr. Eddie Anderson, Director of Delta Area Association for Improvement of Schools, in Cleveland, MS this afternoon. He is interested in joining the meeting with his colleagues at the Eastern Mississippi Center for Education Development in Meridian, MS on October 20th at 3:00 CT.

I am looking forward to the opportunity to share!

Due to scheduling conflicts, I have a virtual demonstration scheduled with Cinifia Pouncey, PD Coordinator, at the East MS Center for Education Development in Meridian, MS on October 20th. The original meeting date was on )ct0ber 7th.

Based on the feedback that I received from her RESA colleagues, I am optimistic that I will be doing staff development at her education service center.

I received notification that my 2020 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conference session is on November 13th at 8:00-9:00! Feel free to contact me before or after my session if you have any questions or need additional information.

I had a great week meeting teachers and administrators in many parts of Mississippi during the last two weeks.

On October 5th, I met face-to-face with Dr. Jimmy Weeks, Director, and Susan Scott, Coordinator, North MS Education Consortium in Oxford, MS. Ms. Scott offered me an opportunity to do a virtual workshop with her teachers and administrators in January 2020. Please follow the “Latest News” for the date and time when it becomes available.

On October 6th, I demonstrated my math strategies with Dr. Jack McAlpin, Director, and Dr. Irene Dearman, Curriculum Director, at the Southern Regional Education Service Agency in Hattiesburg, MS. I was offered an opportunity to do five- hour staff development workshop for the teachers and administrators in their region.

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I met virtually with Kelli Olive, PD Coordinator, Southwest Education Consortium in Jackson, MS on September 29th. Ms. Olive informed me that she was interested in scheduling staff development at her education service center for the teachers and administrators in her region.

I have a virtual demonstration scheduled with Cinifia Pouncey, PD Coordinator, at the East MS Center for Education Development in Meridian, MS on October 20th. Based on the feedback that I received from her RESA colleagues, I am optimistic that I will be doing staff development at her education service center.

In addition to my RESA demonstrations, I met with Keonna Howard, Director of Special Education, at Hattiesburg Public Schools, and Cheryl Martin, Director of Special Education, at Meridian Public Schools. During my time traveling in Mississippi, I briefly met with teachers and school administrators in many other locations due to their district’s COVID-19 safety procedures. I am looking forward to hearing the feedback that their teachers and other administrators give them after they review the information that I gave them.

I was contacted by Glenda Rhodes because my proposal to present was accepted for the NCTM 2020 Virtual Conference on November 11-14. Follow the “Latest News” tab for information regarding the date and time of my session when it becomes available!

I contacted Cheryl Martin, Director of Special Education in Meridian Public Schools, MS, to schedule a demonstration on October 7th at 10:00. I appreciate Ms. Martin’s willingness to meet with me on relatively short notice. I hope to help at least one of her students!