How can you take things a step further in your classroom? Dina Mendola, Course and Implementation Specialist at USMRC, joined Christina Tondevold of Build Math Minds to discuss fractions and subitizing further during The Build Math Minds Podcast.
Ahead of the Virtual Summit on February 26 and 27, Dina and Christina provide sneak peeks for their sessions during the podcast. Dina?s session, The Struggle is Real...Fear not the Fraction gives educators a lot to think about with how they help kids build their understanding of fractions.
Learn more about the Virtual Summit and listen to Episode 129 of The Build Math Minds Podcast.
Dina Mendola is a Facilitation and Implementation Specialist at the US Math Recovery Council®. Throughout her 28 years in education, she has assumed a variety of educational positions including Mathematics Educator, Gifted and Talented District Coordinator, Math Specialist, Interventionist, Co-District Math Coordinator and Instructional Coach.
In her role with the US Math Recovery Council®, Dina actively works to share her passion of supporting teachers as they put mathematical research into practice with the implementation of effective instructional practices and increased knowledge of mathematical pedagogy.
Dina holds a M.Ed. and a B.A. in Elementary Education with a minor in Mathematics from Aurora University and the University of Oshkosh-Wisconsin, respectively. In addition, she obtains post-master certifications of Instructional Mentoring and Common Core Leadership in Mathematics.