Customized Professional Development
Our programs are customized for meeting local needs and we seek opportunities for extended collaboration rather than single workshops because of our experience with effective improvement efforts and program implementation that required close collaboration and support over time. ... more information
Problem Solving and Technology in the Math Classroom The Math Forum has conducted professional development since 1992 on the use of technology in the math classroom for the development of the mathematical practices now featured in the Common Core State Standards. The following courses contain the collective wisdom of math leaders from around the country who have participated in these programs.
^ Two tracks (CEU credit or Graduate credit) are offered for this course. More information on course pages. # The grant will refund the tuition cost for any who successfully complete the course.
Powerful Problem Solving The authors of Powerful Problem Solving are leading these new professional development courses, making use of their book and the companion website, and its growing collection of classroom videos, student handouts, and resources.
+ Participation requires separate purchase of the book, Powerful Problem Solving available from Heinemann or Amazon.com.
Effective Teaching with the Math Forum's Problems of the Week We have developed best practices in supporting students' mathematical thinking and communication based on mentoring thousands of students' problem-solving and carefully researching what helped students reflect, revise, and learn.
Online Master's in Mathematics Learning and Teaching Drexel University's online program prepares teachers to incorporate creative, problem-based, student-centered instruction in their classroom, combining the strengths of Drexel University's School of Education and the Math Forum. Part- or full-time options are available. Take the full 45-credit course of study for the Master's, or get a 15-credit Certificate of Graduate Study.