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Explorations in 3rd Grade Fractions - Berea, KY - Lisa Riggs (2023-24)
1/24/2024 - 1/24/2024
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EST

Event Description
Did you know that Cuisenaire Rods can transform and deepen fractional understanding for students? Join the KCM in one of our most popular and impactful courses as we journey together towards deeper conceptual knowledge. This 1-day course will change the way you think about and teach fractions.    
COURSE TITLE: Explorations in 3rd Grade Fractions 

Grade 3 is a critical year in which students should develop strong conceptual foundations for understanding fractions.

During this session, teachers will: 
* explore hands-on activities and tasks aligned to the Kentucky Academic Standards for Mathematics designed to support students in developing conceptual understandings of fractions as numbers. 
* deepen their understanding of the third grade fractions standards, seeing them as part of a progression starting in first grade and continuing into upper elementary.
* receive ready-to use materials and manipulatives, including fraction squares and Cuisenaire rods.  

COST: $100 per participant
DATES: Wednesday, January 24, 2024 
TIME: 9 am - 4 pm EASTERN   
LOCATION: Berea, Kentucky
Venue: Historic Boone Tavern Hotel, 
100 S Main St North, Berea, KY 40403 

Registration closes on Friday, December 8, 2023. Participants must register by 11:59 pm on Friday, December 8, in order to attend.

Registration limit for this course is 25 participants. Once that limit is reached, the KCM will be unable to accept any additional participants. 

The $100 registration fee is non-refundable once materials are ordered. If you register and then become unable to attend for any reason, your school or district may send someone else to attend in your place. Regardless of whether or not a replacement is sent, the course invoice will still need to be paid.

Information regarding Purchase Orders and KCM Invoices:
* You may register for any KCM course without a PO; however, please note that many Kentucky school districts require you obtain a PO before they will pay the invoice. Please obtain a PO if one is required by your school or district.
* Only the registered participant will be emailed a copy of the course invoice. It is the participant's responsibility to forward that invoice on to the appropriate person at their school or district for payment.
* Participants may ask that a copy of their invoice be emailed to another email address; contact the KCM at 859-572-7690 or 
* KCM Invoices are not mailed; they are only emailed to the person registered to attend the course.  
* Payment is greatly appreciated prior to the course start date, and must be paid as soon as the course is finished.