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Session Descriptions: Day 1 PM Block: Barbour

  • Session presenters, offerings, locations, and/or schedule are subject to change
  • In some cases, target audiences have been identified, but all sessions are open to everyone

Using Math Literature To Make Math Magical
August 8, 1:50-2:30pm
Ann Barbour, Grade 3 Teacher, Exeter West Greenwich Regional Schools

Gina Kilday, Math Coach, Exeter West Greenwich Regional Schools


  • Math, K-4
  • Audience cap: 23
  • Participant devices (tablet, iPad, laptop) are recommended for this session but not required

Come explore various ideas for using quality children's literature to make math instruction more meaningful. The presenters will show participants how the use of literature and related manipulatives will help students make cross-curricular, inter-concept and real world application connections that will engage students, make math equitable, and allow success for all in their classroom!

Anne Barbour is a third grade teacher with a passion for teaching within an inclusion setting. She loves using literature to bring her lessons to life and use hands on activities to make connections for all students. Anne's classroom is full of engaging activities that make math equitable for all!!

Gina Kilday is a K-6 Math Coach and RtI Coordinator for Metcalf Elementary School in Exeter, RI.  She currently serves on the NCTM Board of Directors and the RIMTA Executive Board. She has taught in Exeter-West Greenwich for over 20 years.

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