Case Study: DeSoto Public School District, LA
Engaging Young Learners
Bridges is engaging DeSoto Parish students in math and teaching them to become creative problem solvers. As one principal said, “When you teach it from a conceptual level, it’s amazing the things that they can figure out.Watch the video
Case Study: Leander Independent School District, TX
Confidence Is Key
With Bridges, Leander students’ confidence in math is growing as they learn multiple strategies for problem solving. And, as one educator put it, “Most importantly, we’ve seen an increase in students loving math.”Watch the video
Case Study: Lake Forest Schools, IL
The Power of Perseverance
Lake Forest educators credit Bridges with helping them teach students valuable life skills. A district math specialist says, “They are no longer being told how to do something. They are discovering how to do something.”Watch the video
In this recorded session from the Zoom Academy, Bridges educators Kimberly Kelly and Mary Duden shared strategies, activities, and technologies for engaging elementary students in synchronous learning. The Bridges in Mathematics curriculum was designed for hands-on learning and student discourse. Moving that approach online required creative use of technology, modified materials, and professional development.
With over 2,000 attendees at the July 30, 2020 webinar, we were unable to answer all of the questions in the Q&A and chat. Below, we’ve compiled the most common questions along with our answers.