Integration: Making the Math & Science Connection view course/not available icon
New Michigan Science Standards, now what? How do I find the time to teach Science? This workshop will focus on connecting the Michigan Mathematics Standards with the Michigan Science Standards for efficient and effective instruction. If you teach Math, Science or both, this professional development is for you. Participants will leave ready to implement strategies that integrate Math and Science, and provide deeper learning for their students.
Planning & Supporting Productive Math Talk view course/not available icon
This one-day workshop features strategies for increasing student discourse and establishing classroom structures to support reluctant learners. Educators will leave with an understanding of the critical components of the Five Practices for Orchestrating Productive Mathematical Discourse, (Smith & Stein, 2011) as well as "ready to use" instructional strategies and tools.
Strengthening Preschool Mathematics Instruction view course/not available icon
Through this workshop, early childhood educators will learn about the importance and predictive power of mathematics in the early childhood setting. The workshop will cover the big ideas in mathematics education, as well as how learning trajectories play an integral role in guiding instruction. Educators will have the opportunity to learn and practice high-quality routines that will allow participants to create opportunities for significant mathematical learning in early childhood classrooms.
Student Engagement in Mathematics view course/not available icon
This session will focus on developing students' agency, authority and identity as mathematicians through routines, structures and high cognitive demand tasks. You will experience, plan, implement and reflect on specific instructional strategies that are designed to increase access to mathematical content for all students.
Teaching with Eureka Math for the First Time view course/not available icon
This two-day session focuses on supporting new users of the Eureka Math program. Day one will include a general overview of the curricular materials and a guided walkthrough of a module. Day two focuses on solving Application Problems and developing a better understanding of Fluency Practice. You will extensively practice solving application problems with math drawings and tape diagrams completing problems specific to each grade level. Fluency practice is an energetic, substantial and sustained
Educators' Course in Academic Youth Development view course/not available icon
An Educator’s Course in Academic Youth Development (E-AYD) introduces the latest developments in non-cognitive and social and emotional learning (SEL) research and equips participants to apply what they learn to classrooms and school systems. Designed for teaching faculty, counselors, and site and district leaders, the course provides research-to-practice skills to meet the increasing demands of next-generation college and career readiness standards.
Career Readiness Roundtable Meeting view course/not available icon
The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the most appropriate approaches for all classrooms and students. This meeting will introduce participants to an array of career-readiness options that start with simple approaches in academic classrooms and extend to differentiated instructional practices.