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Bonnie Bolado

NCCAT Math Tip - Dr. Bonnie Bolado

Estimation is a strong part of number sense in all levels of the math classroom, strengthening students’ reasonability and problem-solving skills.

Click here to check out Steve Wyborney’s Esti-Mysteries for great resources to engage students in estimation during your number sense routine.

Dr. Bonnie Bolado, Senior Math Specialist, came to NCCAT after holding a variety of positions in education and serving as a professional development presenter for various educational organizations. In her previous position Bolado served as assistant principal of Canton Middle School in Haywood County. Bolado also served as a math and science teacher in Haywood, Jackson and Onslow counties. She has presented for NCCAT, Western Region Education Service Alliance, North Carolina Principals & Assistant Principals’ Association and is a National Board Certified Teacher. Bolado recently led the NCCAT programs “Developing Engagement and Understanding in Middle Grades Math” and “New to the Exceptional Children’s Classroom: Surviving and Thriving.” She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina Wilmington, holds a Master of Educational Leadership from Gardner-Webb University, and recently obtained a Doctor of Education degree from Gardner-Webb.

Apply now to join 2021 NCCAT Virtual Math Collaborative

Join NCCAT for this two day virtual event to learn new instructional strategies and engage in round table sessions to discuss critical math topics. Sessions will be presented to strengthen your math instructional toolbox including: Differentiation, English Language Learners strategies, problem-solving routines, digital learning, problem-based learning, vertical alignment, and reading in the math classroom. Sessions will be available for all grade levels. Leave ready to kick off the 2021-2022 school year with fresh ideas for your math classroom.

Math and STEM Specialists Join NCCAT Faculty to Support Statewide Professional Development Needs

Cullowhee, NC

CULLOWHEE—The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching strives to meet the current and future needs of North Carolina teachers. As a result, our two new faculty members will lead math and STEM professional learning. Senior Math Specialist Dr. Bonnie Bolado will support teachers incorporating math standards and digital learning into their instruction and Senior STEM Innovator Darcy Grimes will provide hands-on STEM lessons to help teachers prepare students for an ever-changing world.