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By Franklin D. Schurz Library

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Visiting Instructor, School of Education, have begun to offer a series of mathematical workshops focusing on multiple learning styles in today's educational classroom. Teaching children mathematical concepts has always been a challenge for any teacher. In a collaborative effort, Parker and Nash provide thematic workshops for local educators and IUSB students on this issue. Saturday, October 18th, Parker and Nash will present their third workshop, "Holidays and Math". This workshop will cover fun ideas and concepts to inspire students ' learning. To register for this workshop, stop by the LRC and pick up a registration form. Parker and Nash began their professional relationship in the fall of 1985 at IUSB where Nash had begun her undergraduate work in Elementary Education. Parker and Nash found that their teaching philosophies were very similar—focusing on hands-on learning opportunities for both the educator and the student. Nash continued her education in Chicago where she also worked with Parker as a resource for the numerous educational workshops that were held in the greater Chicago-land area. "I love having a workshop forum to reach out to as many people as possible, particularly to do mathematics in context," Nash said. “Doing concrete mathematics is important because math is the language of our everyday world.” The Learning Resource Center, an educational media branch of the IU South Bend Libraries, contains education curriculu

Year: 2003
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