We are happy to announce our Algebra Mini-series below. These workshops will be hosted at PRISM located at 1515 Broad Street, Bloomfield, NJ. We also want you to know that PRISM is available to help with any resources, coaching or in-district planning you may need.
Introduction to Using and Creating Desmos Activities
- DATES: Mondays – October 16th, 23rd and 30th
- TIME: 5:30 – 7:30pm (Light dinner provided)
- COST: $30 non-refundable
- 6 PD Hours + $150 Stipend for attending ALL 3 days (Stipends will be received within 90 days of workshop)
Are you interested in using Desmos activities more in your classroom but are not sure where to start? This workshop provides a broad overview of existing Desmos classroom activities and reviews the basics of how to create your own Desmos activity. Then you will have the opportunity to turn existing lessons you have into your own Desmos activities. This workshop is for beginner Desmos users.
Participants should bring their laptops to the workshop and also existing lessons you have that you would like to turn into a Desmos activity.
Targeted grades: Middle and High School Mathematics teachers
Facilitator: Geena Taite
Geena is a doctoral candidate at Montclair State University in the Mathematics Education doctoral program. She has earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Ramapo College and her Master of Arts for Teachers degree in Mathematics from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She has been teaching various levels of high school mathematics since 2013 and is currently teaching at the Diana C. Lobosco STEM Academy in Wayne, NJ. Geena is a 2023 New Jersey state finalist for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.