In the course, “Writing in Math Class,” Mr. Kajitani shares with teachers how to use creative writing to teach math skills. The course is full of practical examples and exercises that you can start using in your classroom today to help your students become lifelong math enthusiasts.
You’ll learn about:
- Math and the brain
- Writing across content areas
- Specific strategies to help your students write about math
- Writing games to use in math class
Alex Kajitani (Kaw-juw-taw-nee) is the 2009 California Teacher of the Year, and a Top-4 Finalist for National Teacher of the Year. He is the co-author of Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Teachers, and his first book, Owning It was named “Recommended Reading” by the U.S. Department of Education. Alex is also on a mission to get every kid in America to learn their times tables, and to make this happen, he created the popular online program www.MultiplicationNation.com. Alex is a highly-sought after keynote speaker who supports and motivates teachers nationwide, and he’s known around the world as “The Rappin’ Mathematician.” Alex has a popular TED Talk, has been honored at The White House, and was featured on The CBS Evening News, where Katie Couric exclaimed, “I LOVE that guy!” For more of his innovative ideas, visit www.AlexKajitani.com.