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Multisensory Math Overview and Summer 2024 Clinic

Ms. Julie Eden is a Certified Multisensory Math Practitioner and is part of a select group under the tutelage of Marilyn Zecher, CALT, M.A.

“According to the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, math coaches are essential in helping teachers develop deep understandings of the mathematics they teach, plan meaningful lessons, implement relevant and effective strategies for teaching, assess student learning and adjust their instructional practices.
 

Multisensory Math Clinic

The summer slide is real! “School’s out: The role of summers in understanding achievement disparities,” was recently published in the American Educational Research Journal and examined the magnitude and variability in summer learning loss across grades 1–8. This study found that the average student lost 17–34% of the prior year’s learning gains during summer break, as well as that students who lose ground in one summer are more likely to also lose ground in subsequent summers.  Rising first through sixth graders are invited to join us July 8-26, 2024 from 8-9:30 a.m. for a Multisensory Math Clinic.

About the Clinic (July 8-26, 2024)

Swift’s Multisensory Math Clinic provides students with an intensive three-week experience that focuses on strengthening foundational skills, math concepts, operations, problem solving abilities, and word problems. Active, engaging lessons utilizing Marilyn Zecher’s Multisensory Approach to math instruction keeps students excited about learning. Specialized, individualized instruction is aimed at developing the full potential of each student. The student to teacher ratio is 6:1.

Daily fluency practice for math facts will be part of each lesson. All materials required for this clinic will be provided by Swift School.  At the end of the session, students will take home a binder filled with tools for their toolbox, games, and manipulatives.

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Content 

  • Rising 1st and 2nd Grade - Concepts include, but are not limited to, numeracy, place value, addition and subtraction strategies, and applications of numbers. 

  • Rising 3rd and 4th Grade - Concepts include place value, composing and decomposing numbers especially with subtraction, multiplication and division strategies, and fractions.

  • Rising 5th and 6th Grade - Concepts include place value, multiplication and division strategies, fraction-decimal-percent relationships, geometry, and basic equation solving



     

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