How can Math and ELA be taught together? And why should
Staff Development Specialist Jody Popple led a full-day
workshop on Friday about Integrating Math and Literature, geared toward K-5
teachers in the region.
The 35 participants learned how they can help students better
understand math concepts, engage in math instruction and build math skills by
using literacy-based instruction and ELA strategies. Teachers had opportunities
to complete hands-on activities, use manipulatives and share ideas that
incorporated both math and literacy skills.
Elementary teachers who attended the workshop were from
Madison, Oneida, Rome, Stockbridge Valley, MOBOCES, NYSSD, Little Falls, Mount
Markham, Utica and Herkimer BOCES.