Professional Development Program
Learning Math Together
Moving Students from Arithmetic to Algebra
In this course we will examine a continuum of student work from the Math Forum's Problems of the Week archive. Selected work will include a range of examples from "not knowing how to start" to "It's perfect. What could I possibly say to her?" We will consider specific ways to move students' thinking along this continuum.
We will experience assisting students in:
NOTE: The next scheduled course is a four week intensive version. Assume that what is noted for Weeks 1 & 2 in the six-week version of the syllabus will be covered during Week 1, what is noted for Weeks 3 & 4 will be covered during Week 2, Weeks 5 & 6, will be covered during Week 3.
Who: upper elementary and middle school teachers
Credit: All individuals who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate indicating that they have completed 15 hours of professional development. This is equivalent to 1.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
Course activities will include:
Please email me with any questions.
Max Ray-Riek, Project Manager
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