Kim Jones, CEO, Curriki
Come see us present at one of two upcoming conferences during the next few weeks. FETC2016 will be held in Orlando in the middle of this month, and Curriki is presenting on standards-aligned math courses during the afternoon of the 14th of January. And on February 1st, we are presenting on OER for STEM at the TCEA 2016 conference to be held in Austin this year, Feb. 1-5.
Curated, Standards-Aligned Courses for the High School Math Teacher (CS099)
Thursday, January 14, 2016, 3:20-4:00 p.m. – OCCC – South 330 B
Focus Area: Instructional Design
Topic Area: Online and Blended Learning
Curriculum Area: Mathematics
Level: High School (9-12)
Curriki is a nonprofit K-12 global community for teachers, students, and parents to create, share, and find free learning resources that enable true personalized learning. This year, Curriki mounted a project of curating entire courses in the high school math curriculum aligned to the CCSS-M, including: Pre-algebra, Algebra 1 and Geometry. You will learn to enhance your effectiveness in and out of the classroom through the use of Curriki Curated Courses. You’ll see how HS Math teachers can integrate these resources to promote high academic performance for their students. .
Skill Level: Intermediate
Al Wolmer consults in the area of using technology to enhance and support high school math teachers. A SMART Certified Trainer for Notebook and Math Tools, Mr. Wolmer recently retired as Head of the Math Department at Atlanta Jewish Academy. In addition, he is an AP Calculus Reader for the College Board and an AP Calculus Consultant for the National Math & Science Initiative. Mr. Wolmer also works with numerous clients in the field of online publishing in math education, including texts, assessments, and online courses.
Chief Academic Officer, Curriki
Janet Pinto is the Chief Academic Officer and Chief Marketing Officer at Curriki a nonprofit K-12 global community for teachers, students, and parents to create, share, and find free learning resources that enable true personalized learning.
If you’re an educational technology enthusiast, we hope you’re planning to attend the TCEA 2016 conference in Austin this year, Feb. 1-5. This conference brings educators together to explore best practices for engaging students, increasing productivity, and innovating teaching and learning through the use of technology.
Please stop by our session on Monday morning, Feb. 1 (10:00am – 10:50am), which is part of the STEM Academy track.
Curriki CEO Kim Jones will present The Case for a Complete OER STEM Library:
The two most powerful forces that have transformed the education world in recent decades have been the emphasis on STEM education and the Open Educational Resources (OER) revolution. These two innovations have permeated the education community and are shepherding in a digital age that is today transforming education in every corner of life. In this session, you will hear what Curriki.org is doing to drive the development of OERs for STEM educators and the many ways you can lead the way in your own schools and communities.
* Discover why OERs are the best tools you’ll ever find to personalize learning for your students.
* Understand how Curriki is curating the global OER library for STEM educators to download and use in their classrooms.
* Find out how OERs empower districts to adapt the materials to their own community needs.
* Understand the role OERs play in helping meet the demand for high quality STEM content in K-12 education.
Please stop by and say hello if you come to Orlando or Austin. We look forward to seeing you at #FECT16 and/or #TCEA16!