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STEAM Math Focus

Has your child been struggling with their math work, or would you like to help them excel in their math curriculum?

At this Friday’s virtual coffee, we will be welcoming Ms. Patrice Woods, Director of Mathematics for STEAM at PPS. Ms. Woods will give a short presentation on the math programs, practices and curriculum at PPS, touch on equity, long-term goals and her perspective.


WHAT: PTA Coffee highlighting STEAM Mathematics 
WHO: Ms. Patrice Woods, Director of Mathematics for STEAM 
WHERE: ZOOM link https://bit.ly/3rLSqdR
WHEN: 8:30am-9:30am Friday, February 12th 2021

FORMAT: Ms. Woods will give a short presentation on the math programs, practices and curriculum at PPS, touch on equity, long-term goals and her perspective. Q&A to follow, so bring questions if you have them.

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Black History Month

Black History Month is underway. Have you done anything to celebrate or honor this? There are a few immediate and easy actions you can take, as well as ongoing options for daily efforts. 

First, why is there Black History Month? Because Black History is sadly not included in most school curriculums. The majority of us would list a plethora of white men when tasked to list the contributors to America’s progress as a country. And that’s simply not true. We just haven’t been taught. We haven’t allowed the inventors, scientists, politicians, artists, activists, and many other amazing Black leaders in our history their well earned credit. 

So, how do we change this? What can we do? WE TEACH OUR CHILDREN. Sign the petition from Diversify Our Narrative: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdTK7GJGeSEO3qzdhVzBrtT0RM5ITxmDK99zCDQzhrxFt0FTg/viewform

What else? We can learn together. Here are a few links to assist: 

Get one email each day with nuggets of interesting history – https://www.28daysofblackhistory.com/