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Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Big Ideas About TEaCHING & Learning: Talk To Me (CCGPS Edition) - Teach The Language Of Math!




"Talk To Me" (CCGPS Edition) - Teach The Language of Math!
 (Derrick Brown, Presenter)
(SEE BIO BELOW)


Presented During

Date and Time
Fri 10/19/2012 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Location
Rock Eagle 4-H Center
Oconee National Forest, 350 Rock Eagle Rd, Eatonton, Georgia 31024-6104

Cost
 FREE (To Conference Registrants)


Presentation Summary

Participants will learn to play the NEW CCGPS edition of "Talk To Me" -
a game show (in the tradition of Taboo and Pictionary) that requires teams of contestants to build language and discourse skills by guessing vocabulary terms from verbal and/or pictorial clues presented by a single teammate.

To learn more ...

  1. Buy "Talk To Me" (CCGPS Version) at TeachersPayTeachers.com (An Online Marketplace for Teachers)!
  2. Review Using "Talk To Me" To Teach The Language of Math! (FREE 24-page guide that introduces teachers to downloading and playing "Talk To Me" in their classrooms)
  3. Check out the video below to see how the game is played!



Derrick Brown's Bio

Derrick Brown is currently the Principal Consultant for KnowledgeBase - an educational publisher.

Mr. Brown has published a digital catalog of more than 70 short films, learning games, visual dictionaries, poems, essays, newsletters, inspirational posters, and projects. He has also delivered more than 30 presentations, workshops, keynote addresses, and invited lectures at conferences, high schools, colleges, universities, and churches.

From 2004-2010, he served as a founding faculty member, governing board representative, Director of Corporate Relations, Dean of Students, and Assistant Principal of Tech High (Charter) School in Atlanta GA.

Mr. Brown founded KnowledgeBase, Inc., in 1998, and served as its full-time executive director until 2004. KnowledgeBase's mission is to educate and to empower people by creating content that enhances their reading, writing, math, entrepreneurial, leadership, and critical thinking (problem solving) skills.

He earned his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering with honors from Clemson University in December 1991. He then worked for The MITRE Corporation's (Reston, VA) Signal Processing and Advanced Technology Department for one year before beginning graduate studies at Georgia Tech, where he received his M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering in March 1994.

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