Dispelling the Myths and Misconceptions about Learning Mathematics: Classroom Practice that Empowers Students and Elevates Achievement by Karim Medico Letwinsky

This workshop will engage in active reflection about long standing myths and misconceptions surrounding the teaching and learning mathematics.

No longer limited by false beliefs, a new framework for teaching mathematics at any level will be shared that is sure to empower students, ignite active learning, and promote deeper thinking.

Karim Medico Letwinsky

Dr. Karim Medico Letwinsky is the Department Chairperson and an Assistant Professor in the Doctoral Department of Educational Leadership at Wilkes University in Pennsylvania.

Karim also serves as the Director of Graduate International Education Programs. Karim is a certified elementary and secondary math teacher and principal, with over 20 years in education. Karim prides herself in being both a practitioner and researcher with a contagious passion for effective teaching and for inspiring a love of learning mathematics. As an international consultant, she shares this passion for math through targeted professional development workshops with K-12 classroom teachers and leaders world wide.

Additional Info

  • Timetable: Saturday, Session 6, 13:20-14:50 Helena III