Inspire '16 has ended
Welcome to the Inspire ’16 Professional Development Day Website.  

This Teacher-Driven PD Day has a wide variety of options for educators both within the Mendon-Upton Regional School District and outside of the district to participate, collaborate and learn.  

Register for Sessions:  
  • Please view the schedule options and click on the sessions you would like to attend to register and to build your day’s schedule.  
  • This can be changed at any time leading up to the day.  
  • You can view the schedule in various forms (simple, expanded, grid, by venue) by clicking on the Schedule Dropdown arrow.
  • The day will begin at 8:00, with the keynote presentation, starting promptly at 8:15 in the Nipmuc HS Auditorium. 
  • Once sessions are approaching capacity, registration maybe closed if we can’t find a larger venue.  
  • Some rooms may be changed between now and the day of the event.  
  • Some details of sessions may be adapted as well.
  • We still welcome session proposals by emailing Maureen Cohen at mcohen@mursd.org
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  • You can also use the search box to search by keyword, people, or tags.  
  • Want to know who is attending various sessions?  Click on the session and the attendees will be listed on the session page.  

Important Note:  
  • Please read the session information carefully.  Some of the sessions are open to all participants, and others are closed sessions for only MURSD participants. 

For additional details about the day go to:  March 11 PD Day Information
Friday, March 11 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Session 5: What Information Matters Here? 6th Grade Problem Solving

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Math is a series of models that make sense. The focus of this session is to creat problems that provide 6th grade students with the opportunity to apply their mathematical skills to everyday life.  These problems will address Model with Mathematics;  Use Appropriate Tools Strategically, and Attend to Precision.  Attendees are asked to bring their creativity, an iPad, and a list of grade level math concepts.

(This is a closed session for MURSD grade 6 math teachers). 

Friday March 11, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Nipmuc G220

Attendees (4)