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Develop Growth Mindset in Mathematics to Increase Students' Perseverance, Engagement and Success in Your Math Classroom (Grades 6-12)

Presented by Matthew Beyranevand
Outstanding Math Teacher, National Presenter and Author

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Specifically Designed for Educators Teaching Math in Grades 6–12: Classroom Teachers, Math Specialists, Math Coaches, Special Education Staff, Math Curriculum Leaders, and Administrators

  • The best, most current classroom-proven strategies to increase students’ interest and engagement in math
  • Empower grades 6-12 students to adopt a positive Growth Mindset in math
  • Discover firsthand the connection between your students’ struggles and the path to developing perseverance in math
  • Receive an extensive Growth Mindset handbook, filled with practical ideas, strategies and activities designed specifically to support busy educators and their students

Practical Ideas and Strategies

Of all the STEM subjects, why is it predominantly in the discipline of math that teachers struggle with authentic student interest? Are you frustrated with the fixed mindset of your math students, their engagement level or ability to persist in the face of challenging, yet vital content?

Join outstanding math teacher and national presenter, Matthew Beyranevand for a day filled with practical strategies and solutions you can use in your classroom or school to address these persistent challenges facing math educators. Discover a wealth of classroom-proven strategies to increase your students’ perseverance and engagement in mathematics while building strong conceptual understanding. Help your grades 6-12 students drop their fixed mindset and adopt a Growth Mindset. Enable your students to discover the joy in mathematics.

You will leave this seminar with a renewed commitment and an expanded toolkit of valuable strategies designed to help all your students reach your high expectations in mathematics.

Ten Key Benefits of Attending

  1. What Every Grades 6-12 Educator Should Know about Increasing Students’ Perseverance, Engagement and Success in Math
    Why is it that of all the STEM subjects, mathematics teachers struggle the most with authentic student interest? … Learn how to change this trend through practical, classroom-tested methods designed to increase students’ interest and engagement in math
  2. Help Students Drop a Fixed Mindset and Adopt a Positive Growth Mindset
    Harness your unique position to promote and enable a Growth Mindset in your students … Learn powerful and effective strategies that not only change students’ attitudes, but help them maximize learning experiences
  3. The Four Keys of Master Math Teachers
    Discover four key areas that master math teachers capitalize upon in order to unlock their students’ potential … Practical ways you can harness these areas in your practice to increase students’ perseverance, engagement and success in your classroom
  4. Boost Your Students’ Interest in Mathematics
    Discover powerful techniques you can infuse in your program that not only increase student interest in math, but also greatly enhance their understanding of key topics and concepts
  5. Promote Perseverance in Your Math Students
    Learn effective strategies, techniques and ideas to help students actively develop greater perseverance … Empower students to approach difficult problems with increased confidence, flexibility and grit
  6. Enhance Your Students’ Mathematical Skill Development
    Receive a wealth of highly effective resources, activities and approaches designed to help students make significant gains in their math skill development
  7. Increase Student Engagement in Your Grades 6-12 Math Class
    Discover highly practical strategies to more fully engage your students in their mathematical learning … Here’s how
  8. Help Your Grades 6-12 Students Discover the Joy of Mathematics
    Yes, it is possible! … Learn a wealth of activities and techniques designed to help your students see the beauty and fun in mathematics
  9. Increase the Motivation and Success of ALL Your Math Students
    Discover, experience and leave with practical ideas and solutions to address two of the greatest challenges math teachers face—how to unlock student motivation and success
  10. Receive a Valuable and Extensive Growth Mindset Resource Handbook
    You will receive a detailed handbook filled with the strategies, techniques and activities specially designed to increase your students’ persistence, engagement and success in math

Outstanding Strategies You Can Use Immediately

  • Practical strategies to make a dramatic difference for your students who struggle with math
  • Teach students strategies to solve difficult problems presented to them
  • Effective ways to connect with your most reluctant learners
  • Strategies to help your struggling students overcome the mathematical obstacles that keep them from believing they can learn and do math
  • Practical techniques and ideas that will boost homework and assessment results
  • Research-based ways to greatly enhance students’ problem-solving skills
  • Fun, effective ways to incorporate games into your mathematics class to build deeper understanding and authentic student engagement
  • Ideas for manipulatives and other concrete materials that make student learning easier, richer and more engaging
  • Many motivating ways to incorporate “fun” into computation and problem-solving lessons
  • Ready-to-use ideas that incorporate hands-on activities, estimation, computation, and problem solving

A Message From Your Seminar Leader

Dear Colleague:

Today, we face so many challenges as math teachers, and sometimes it can feel overwhelming. Chief among these is how to help students persevere, engage with, and be successful in math.

So many students proclaim that they “hate” math and take pride in declaring that they cannot effectively do mathematics. Within the STEM subjects, mathematics is the predominant subject where teachers face a real challenge to authentically engross students in the learning. But, as educators, we can change this trend and mindset in our students.

I have specifically designed this seminar to help you promote a Growth Mindset in your students, while also building their conceptual understanding and love of mathematics. I want to share with you the best ideas from my many years as a math teacher, coach and department coordinator. During this fast-paced seminar, you will be engaged in hands-on activities and experiences that you can immediately take back and implement the very next day. Specific math strategies, activities and resources will be shared and demonstrated.

Join me for tried-and-true ideas and practical solutions designed to help our students find joy and enjoyment in mathematics, while also greatly enhancing their understanding of key mathematical concepts. I look forward to meeting and working with you at my seminar!

Sincerely,

Matthew Beyranevand, “Math with Matthew”

P.S. The focus will be on highly practical, classroom-tested strategies that you can implement the very next day!

Who Should Attend

Educators teaching math in grades 6–12: Classroom Teachers, Math Specialists, Math Coaches, Special Education Staff, Math Curriculum Leaders and Administrators

Special Benefits of Attending

Extensive Growth Mindset Resource Handbook
Each participant will receive an extensive resource handbook specifically designed for this seminar. The handbook includes:

  • Resources to help increase students’ interest and engagement in mathematics
  • Ideas for promoting Growth Mindset in your classroom
  • Activities, resources and techniques you can use the very next day with your students
  • Strategies that increase conceptual understanding in mathematics
  • Clear ways to promote problem-solving strategies

Meet and Share
This seminar provides a wonderful opportunity for participants to meet and share ideas with other educators interested in developing a Growth Mindset in their grades 6-12 math students.

Consultation Available
Matthew Beyranevand will be available at the seminar for consultation regarding your questions and the unique needs of your own math program.

Semester Credit Option
Brandman University Logo Up to four Graduate level professional development credit are available with an additional fee and completion of follow up practicum activities. Details for direct enrollment with Brandman University, part of the Chapman University system, will be available at this BER program.

Meet Inservice Requirements
At the end of the program, each attendee will receive a certificate of participation that may be used to verify hours of participation in meeting continuing education requirements.

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