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Math PD for Early Elementary Charlottesville, Virginia


A new, exciting and innovative approach to teaching mathematics in the Kindergarten and Pre-Kindergarten years! 

You have a unique opportunity to participate in an institute that will introduce you to Mathodology’s brand new curriculum Developing Roots. Work alongside the authors to see how lessons were developed and understand how each supports the ways our young mathematicians think and learn.   Each lesson incorporates a three-part format—first, students explore a given task; next, they practice through a hands-on activity; last, they reflect on their learning through the use of a journal. 

You’ll see the way lessons spiral and methods are presented in order to develop your own abilities to differentiate tasks to meet every one of your students where they are. Most excitingly, you’ll see how your classroom can transform into an environment filled with inviting activities that inspire the natural curiosity and love for learning mathematics. 

Expect to learn new ideas for creating centers and shelf work in your classroom that support and assist in developing an ideal learning culture. You will hear from teachers that are currently working in the program. You’ll study a variety of lesson formats from Small Groups to Whole Group to Partner Work that foster student communication through conversation, collaboration and journaling. 

Expect to learn the whys and the hows behind the education of mathematics during the foundational years. Be prepared to take a fresh look at assessment and how to translate student work into evidence of learning.  By the end of these three days, you’ll be inspired and excited to apply your new ideas and tools, making mathematics in your classroom come alive for your students.

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think!Mathematics Annual Institute Charlottesville, Virginia


3-Day Annual think!Mathematics Institute July 24th-26th, 2019 Experience think!Mathematics through the authors’ eyes.  Delve into the critical learning experiences as you plan to make 2019 your best school year yet.  Dissect the most successful lesson structure and the educational philosophies behind teaching for long-term understanding through the CPA approach to learning.  With hands-on opportunities to (more…)

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Lesson Study with Ban Har-TN Model School


Are you interested in deepening your practice? Our lesson study will focus on the process of delivering effective mathematics lessons with a focus on content and delivery. Teachers work as a member of a professional development community by planning, delivering, reflecting and refining lessons for grades 1- 3. This collaborative model will establish a community that desires to learn from each other and grow under the mentorship of Dr. Yeap Ban Har & Sarah Schaefer, M.Ed.

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NCTM Conference TN

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