ICTM Webinar List

ICTM Webinars are professional development opportunities that encourage communication and collaboration among ICTM members and potential members. Webinar speakers are teaching professionals invited to share their expertise in short online sessions.


 Title: "All Sorts of Fun with Desmos Card Sorts"
Date: Tuesday, May 15, 3:30 - 4:30 CST
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Description: Card sorting activities are one type of learning tool available through the free Desmos Activity Builder. These activities can be very effective to engage students in meaningful mathematical reasoning and justification. In this webinar, participants will learn tips for using existing card sort activities with their students, and also learn how to create their own activities.

Speakers:  Adam Poetzel is a math methods instructor at the University of Illinois and teaches a variety of courses related to math education across K - 12. In 2015 he was the recipient of a Campus teaching award for excellence in undergraduate teaching. Before teaching at the college level, he worked as a math teacher at Champaign Central High School for ten years. Adam is also a member of the "Desmos Fellowship" and works with Desmos to provide professional development to schools and districts.



Past Webinars: 

Date Speaker  Title (with link to video)
4/18/18 Sara Curran; Jackie Murawska Conceptual Understanding in Elementary Mathematics: Finding Time Every Day
3/21/18 Anne Agostinelli Bringing Closure to Lessons with Productive Summaries
2/22/18 Christina Betz-Cahill Assessing Fluency in Math for Grades K-8
1/23/18 David Ruth Programming Math Activities using AppLab from Code.org
12/19/17 Kassia Wedekind Teaching and Assessing for Sense-Making and Agency
10/30/17 Elham Kazemi Improving Teaching by Learning from Children
10/18/17 Denise Brown Counting Collections 
10/11/17 David Wees and Jennifer Kim Introduction to Instructional Routines
9/20/17 Jerica Jurado Mathematics of Empathy
 5/17/17  Graham Fletcher Mathematical Modeling in the Elementary Classroom (or Beyond)
 4/19/17  Tina Nocella and Gary Chu What's the Point? Using Standards-Based Grading to Interrupt the “Game of School"
 2/23/17  Craig Cullen Role of Technology in the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics: Focus on GeoGebra
 1/27/17  Annie Forest Making Student Thinking Visible Using Tech Tools
 12/7/16  Zachary Herrmann Creativity and Curiosity in the Math Classroom
 11/14/6  Adam Poetzel Desmos
10/3/16 Matt Larson Overcoming Obstacles to Make Mathematics Work for Each and Every Student
9/13/16 Doug Clements A Brief Discussion with Doug Clements on Early Mathematics -- Foundations for All Later Learning
5/16/16 Bill Trapp The Redesigned SAT: What Every Illinois Math Teacher Needs to Know


 Questions? Email: webinar@ictm.org