SUMMER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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[Math]odology institutes are a unique opportunity for educators to expand and supplement their mathematical practices during the summer. Our programs provide opportunities for mathematical exploration as students as well as time to reflect on the learning process as practitioners thus understanding how to make impactful instructional decisions. During the institutes, educators encounter concepts from different mathematical strands and learn various techniques for delivery, questioning, and extensions of tasks aimed at enhancing the culture of the mathematics classroom. 

Each session is different so be sure to explore the options to find the right one for you. Contact our team for questions about how our programs might meet your needs. 

Essential Ideas In Mathematics 
(Grades 1- 5)

 

 

 

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Deep Dive into the World of Building Thinking Classrooms

 

 

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Developing Mathematical Roots at the Early Childhood Levels

 

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Orientation to using think!Mathematics

 

 

 

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Essential Ideas In Mathematics (Grades 1- 5)
With Sarah Schaefer and Dr. Yeap Ban Har

July 15th-17th, 2024
In Person
 

Our institutes help educators intellectualize the fundamentals of teaching and learning mathematics.

Instructed within the framework of NCTM’s Standards for Mathematical Practices, our interactive sessions empower teachers with the necessary strategies, resources and classroom practices to immediately impact student learning.

The curriculum of the institute covers these topics:

  • Six key experiences in learning¬†mathematics
  • Components of an effective lesson
  • Learning progressions around key concepts
  • Differentiation techniques to move students from frustration to success¬†
  • Problem solving tasks¬†that reach all students¬†
  • Efficient strategies to solving problems
  • Effective assessment techniques

Course Details

Three Days:

Day 1: Big Ideas Around Whole Number Operations

July 15, 2024  8:30 am-3:00 pm EST

Day 2: Big Ideas Around Fraction and Decimal Operations

July 16, 2024  8:30 am-3:00 pm EST

‚ÄĘWorking Lunch for think!Mathematics users

‚ÄĘOptional game night¬†

Day 3: Big Ideas Around Geometry and Measurement

July 17, 2024  8:30 am-3:00 pm EST

 Target Audience: Grade 1-5 educators, Math Coaches, Math Intervention Specialist, Administrators, Special Educators

Registration

Early-Bird Special limited to the first 10 participants!

Early Bird Registration- $809 SOLD OUT
Registration- $899 SOLD OUT

Venue Details

Four Points by Sheraton Jacksonville Beachfront

11 1st Street North

Jacksonville Beach, Florida 32250 USA

1.904.435.3535

Special Rates for Workshop Participants.
Please note these go fast and there are limited rooms available!

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Limited Discounted Rooms
Rate Available: 07/14/2024 to 07/18/2024

Last date to book rooms at a discounted rate is Monday, June 7, 2024 or until space fills up. 

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Deep Dive into the World of Building Thinking Classrooms
with Sarah Schaefer and Peter Liljedahl

July 18th -19th, 2024
In Person

This exciting workshop is based on the research practices that author and researcher, Peter Liljedahl has included in his book Building Thinking Classrooms (BTC). Join Peter Liljedahl and Sarah Schaefer as they bring some of the key practices from BTC to life through this two day intensive workshop. You will walk away with practical knowledge that can be applied from the start of the year.

On Day 1, prepare for a full day of hands-on learning and exploration. In the morning, you'll engage in two non-curricular tasks designed to deepen your understanding of Building Thinking Classrooms (BTC). Following these activities will be a comprehensive unpacking session delving into practices 1-10, which cover a wide range of essential skills and strategies.

After a well-deserved lunch break, get ready for an intensive afternoon session. We’ll guide you through a complete curricular lesson, focusing on the closing practices that tie everything together. Finally, you’ll learn how to effectively apply these practices to enhance your classroom culture and achieve your lesson objectives.

 

Day 2 kicks off with a stimulating morning session consisting of two curricular tasks. You will have another opportunity to walk through a full lesson, providing further hands-on experience in BTC.

In the afternoon, it'll be your time to shine as you take the reins and design your own full BTC lessons. Put your knowledge to the test and create engaging and impactful content that will captivate your students. Both Peter and Sarah will be there every step of the way, offering guidance and feedback to help refine your skills.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of BTC and gain practical knowledge that can be applied to your classroom from the start of the year. Spots are limited for this unique and personal experience. Reserve your spot now!

CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT BUILDING THINKING CLASSROOMS

 

The curriculum of the institute covers these topics:

  • Steps to create a "Thinking Classroom"
  • Strategies to¬†open up anchor tasks
  • Case studies around word problems
  • Techniques to move students beyond number topics
  • Implementation plan for fluency
  • Assessment of math learning

Course Details

Two Days:

Day 1: Creating the Culture in your classroom

July 18,  2024  8:30 am-3:00 pm EST

Day 2: Fluency and Assessment 

July 19,  2024 8:30 am-3:00 pm EST

 Target Audience: Grade 1-5 educators, Math Coaches, Math Intervention Specialist, Administrators, Special Educators

Registration

Early-Bird Special limited to the first 10 participants!

Early Bird- $539 SOLD OUT
Registration- $599 SOLD OUT

Venue Details

Four Points by Sheraton Jacksonville Beachfront

11 1st Street North

Jacksonville Beach, Florida 32250 USA

1.904.435.3535

Special Rates for Workshop Participants.
Please note these go fast and there are limited rooms available!

Click Here to Book Your Room! 
Limited Discounted Rooms
Rate Available: 07/14/2024 to 07/18/2024

Last date to book rooms at a discounted rate is Monday, June 7, 2024 or until space fills up. 

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Developing Mathematical Roots at the Early Childhood Levels
with Sarah Schaefer Melissa Williams and Donna Lamonte

July 10th - 12th, 2024
In Person 

Constructing the perfect scenario for your young mathematicians isn’t something that’s finished overnight. We’re committed to your success and that of your children with a heavy lift taken in three manageable parts.

We start on July 10, 2024, when we build the foundation. We’ll help you get started with a plan that’s been tested by accomplished teachers across North America and proven successful by measurable results from students. We’ll show you what a properly organized classroom looks like and how it maximizes your efficiency and positively impacts your students. In addition, we’ll cover every angle from the best materials to the best practices in what we’re sure will be a model classroom for your school.

We’ll turn our attention to our first content area of numbers and how it develops. You’ll learn our deeply researched methods of building concepts, checking for student understanding, how to plan for and revisit ideas that students may not grasp. We have a plan for a child who struggles to keep up and how we assess that student and the entire classroom so that your long-term goals are met by building a student’s knowledge in a carefully constructed manner.

On July 11th, 2024 geometry and measurement take center stage in this crucial session. We’ll identify the big ideas, talk about how content builds off what we’ve already taught, and focus keenly on implementing those past ideas of numbers into strands. We'll cover the benefits of incorporating the multiple extensions to the plan in order to provide a deep dive into understanding geometry and measurement with your students. 

We’ll put the finishing touches to your plan on July 12th, 2024 when we will tackle the idea of setting foundations for addition and subtraction, offer a conceptual understanding of what the symbols represent, and how we start to build fluency within those operations.

In every session, we've built in time for you to connect with each other to share and reflect on practices from successes and ways you have overcome challenges, creating a community of support beyond the workshop. 

Course Details

Three Days:

Day 1: July 10, 2024  8:30 am-3:00 pm EST

Day 2: July 11, 2024  8:30 am-3:00* pm EST

*Optional game night 

Day 3: July 12,  2024 8:30 am -3:00 pm EST

Target Audience: Early Childhood Teachers (Pre-K, K), Math Coaches, Math Coordinators, Teacher Leaders

Registration

Early-Bird Special limited to the first 10 participants!

Early Bird- $809 SOLD OUT
Registration- $899

Venue Details

Four Points by Sheraton Jacksonville Beachfront

11 1st Street North

Jacksonville Beach, Florida 32250 USA

Special Rates for Workshop Participants.
Please note these go fast and there are limited rooms available!

Click Here to Book Your Room! 
Limited Discounted Rooms
Rate Available: 07/08/2024 to 07/12/2024

Last date to book rooms at a discounted rate is Monday, June 7, 2024 or until space fills up. 

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Orientation to using think!Mathematics

July 22nd - July 24th, 2024
Virtual

A curriculum is more for teachers than it is for pupils. If it cannot change, move, perturb, inform teachers, it will have no effect on those whom they teach. It must be first and foremost a curriculum for teachers. If it has any effect on pupils, it will have it by virtue of having had an effect on teachers (Bruner, 1977). 

At [Math]odology our goal is to help teachers understand the role that think!Mathematics plays in supporting student learning. Research indicates that different uses of the curriculum lead to different opportunities for student and teacher learning. This summer, [Math]odology will assist teachers in examining curriculum resources and tools while investigating new approaches to delivering effective lessons.

Offered July 22 - July 24, 2024

1- 4 p.m. EST

Target Audience: Grade 1-5 Math Teachers, Math Coaches, Math Coordinators, Teacher Leaders, Administrators

 Registration

Registration- $499

Contact Information:¬†[email protected]

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Dana Holland

Best workshop I've ever attended! So practical!  
I loved exploring the activities through the "hands on approach" in groups. The use of correct language and vocabulary was informative and helpful. All presenters were approachable!
Loved it!

 

Jeanne Bowles

I loved the Operations Day. It's focused on thinking about the structures of addition and subtraction, "put together" ,"take apart" ,
"part-whole" and comparison models. It is so important for me as a teacher to understand this in building a strong foundation around these addition and subtraction. 
Teaching to understand not just "do" the math!

Lysa Lytikainen

I feel rich with math sense and ideas and can't wait to open up this treasure box of discovery with my students!
My confidence around the concepts
I teach is at a new level!