2021 Early Math Symposium 

Symposium Program

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Date: June 25, 2021

Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Pacific Daylight Time

Format: Online

Presenter information below, click on their photo to find out more!


Patricia Rucker

Opening Remarks

Jim Yovino

Opening Remarks

Michelle Cantwell-Copher

Opening Remarks

Megan Franke

Supporting the Mathematical Brilliance of Young People

Alieen Rizo and Bev Ford

STEAM Stories with Bricks

Tracy Johnson

ALL in the Family: Infusing

Math Experiences in the Daily Life of Infants and Toddlers

Carolyn Pfister, Lisa Grant, & Naomi Reeley

Turn up the STEAM! Kindergarten and Elementary Family Engagement

Stuart J. Murphy

Social/Emotional Skills = Successful Math Learners

Karen Wilkinson, Steph Muscat, Peter Llmata, Ryan Kurada, & Ihuoma Iheukwumere

Story Time + Tinkering - Exploratorium

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Dave Scahill & Sandra Ampudia

The Language of STEM

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Aileen Rizzo & Bev Ford

Whole Group Virtual Math Activity: Paper Engineering Magic


Dr. Brian L. Wright

Creating Identity Safe

Learning Environments for Black Boys in the Early Grades

Scott Nielsen & Brook Williams

Do You Really Remember   How to Count?

Matilda Soria & Barbara Daniel

Engaging Families in Early Math: Explorations at Home, School, and Beyond

Jon Dueck

At Home or School: Math    

and Science

Cyndi Dean

Stretch Break Fresno led activity

Dr. Brian L. Wright​

Who Are Our Community Helpers? Black Boys and Policing

Osnat Zur & Sophie Savelkouls

Watching M5 in Action: Five Core Early Math Teaching Practices

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Makenna Huey, Heather McClellan-Brandusa, & Dana McVey

Turn up the STEAM! Preschool Family Engagement

Jo Boaler

Limitless Mind: Learn, Lead,     & Live without Barriers

Les Mayfield, Bill Rus, Lisa Grant, & Naomi Reeley

The Early Math Application

Steve Pauls & Elin Anderson 

Whole Group Virtual Math Activity: Exploring Geometry and Art with Bubbles

Carolyn Pfister

Maintaining Mathematical Momentum 

Sarah Neville Morgan

Closing Remarks