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Helping Struggling Students Master Mathematics Part II. Presented by. Valencia F. Thornton Grades (4-8). Raise Confidence in Math Increase Test Scores Give Your Students Number Sense Practice with 85% to 90% accuracy Practical Hands on Activities Web sites Researched Based Data.

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### Helping Struggling Students Master Mathematics Part II

Presented

by

Valencia F. Thornton

• Raise Confidence in Math

• Increase Test Scores

• Give Your Students Number Sense

• Practice with 85% to 90% accuracy

• Practical Hands on Activities

• Web sites

• Researched Based Data

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D E M A N D !

Title I Math Specialist

February 24, 2009

The Cunningham Center

3100 Gentian Blvd

Columbus, Georgia 31907

Helping Struggling Students Master MathGrades 4-8

An Awesome Workshop! Join Valencia as she shows teachers new ways and practical strategies to help under-achievers become more successful in mathematics. Various techniques will be presented to assist teachers how to teach the Georgia QCC Objectives, and the new Georgia Performance Standards. The standards addressed will include: basic math facts, fractions, decimals, integers, proportions and problem solving skills.

Creativeways of assessments will be demonstrated to incorporate a win-win environment for both the student and the teacher.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

• “Solving Equations” – Balancing Side A & Side B

• “Proportional Reasoning” - Underline / Box with Colors

• “The Meaning of 1/8” – Understanding Rational Numbers

• Mastering Order of Operations using….. “OPERATION C ode”

• “The Prime Factorization ^ Square Root”……CONNECTION

• Mastering!.. Greater Than/Less Than……. using SKITTLES®

Experienced Presenter

Valencia F. Thornton, a math specialist and consultant has been leading students to success in math for 19 years! She was nominated for Who’s Who Among American Middle School Teachers. She has taught underachievers and has discovered ways to stimulate and motivate them into loving math!

Excellent Presenter!

“Good presentation! Gives elementary teachers good insight to help prepare for the middle school!”…L. Glover, 2nd grade Teacher

“Excellent, energized presentations, appropriate ideas and models to use with the struggling student.” M. Galeaidi 3rd grade teacher

“Fantastic presenter! I learned a lot! Inspirational!”….C. Boochee, Title I Math

“I really enjoyed this class; it should be mandatory for all math teachers!..P. Hanley, 5th grade teacher

“Ms. Thornton’s “Helping Struggling Students Master Math”……Excellent, interactive, very applicable and easily communicable!….V. Turner, 7th grade teacher

• You will leave knowing how

• to:

• Motivate and sustain your students’ interest.

• Deliver math skills using the clustering methods.

• Engage every learner so that they will leave and return to your class Motivated and Excited!

• Strengthen your Struggling Students performance in Math!

• Use creative ways to assess students’ progress with constant monitoring using the power of “why”, “show me how you…” and “talk that out aloud for me!”.

Confirmations will be sent via e-mail!

How to Register:

Send completed registration and payment to:

3007 Panola Rd.

Suite C

#102

Lithonia, Georgia 30038

Payment is preferred before day of workshop.

Pre-registration required. Spaces are limited!

Fax completed registration to (770) 987-3047

Who Should Attend?

Title I Teachers, ElP Teachers, (4-8) Teachers, Administrators, Math Coordinators, Special Education Teachers, Paraprofessionals, and Parents

Substitutions allowed!

Registration Fee: \$210.00 per participant

( Send 3 more for \$199.00 each)

Program Schedule

Registration begins at

8:00-8:30

Workshop is scheduled from

8:45a.m. – 3:30p.m.

Lunch will be provided!….

Parking Available.

Workshop is held at:

The Cunningham Center

3100 Gentian Blvd.

Columbus, Georgia 31907

(678) 516-0799 or (770) 322-5486

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