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Thursday, October 17 • 10:10am - 11:20am
Growth Mindset and Student Empowerment via Flexible Groupings in the Math Classroom, Room J-212

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Research shows a flexible math grouping model alleviates stress around math tracking, propels students into greater ownership of their learning, and creates opportunities for dynamic differentiation. In this presentation, you will explore some of the research behind this model, observe fifth- and sixth-grade flexible math groupings in action, hear student reflections on this model, and have time to discuss  and ask questions.

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Anna Blinstein

Middle/Upper School Math Teacher, The Nueva School
Anna Blinstein has been teaching math to middle and high school students for 15 years, first in Chicago and now in the Bay Area, where she lives with her family. She also enjoys working with teachers on math pedagogy, focusing on problem- and project-based learning, writing across... Read More →
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Lissie McAlvey

Middle School Math Teacher, The Nueva School
Lissie joins Nueva from Chicago, where she was a middle school teacher at an independent school on the city’s south side. Before that, she taught middle school math for two years and coached basketball and soccer in her hometown of East Lansing, Michigan. She received her BA in... Read More →


Thursday October 17, 2019 10:10am - 11:20am
Nueva Hillsborough Campus 6565 Skyline Boulevard, Hillsborough, CA 94010