Subject: Kindergarten Math

Assessment: Shelf Work in Kindergarten

Melissa Williams


In these initial phases, we are teaching kids how to reflect. To look over their week and explain certain images where they learned, wondered, or were confused about. Many have never been asked to “reflect”, especially in math. As we begin this year, we are trying to introduce this and make it a habit. The hope is that the mathematical language becomes stronger and the thinking becomes deeper and meaningful to understanding concepts better. 

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Developing Mathematical Roots in Kindergarten


Mathodology presents Developing Mathematical Roots in Kindergarten

This three-day workshop focuses on how to create a learning environment that supports all learners while developing core conceptual understanding.  Teachers will recognize how mathematical concepts are developed through intentional exploratory activities, playful practice, and opportunities to communicate and reflect on learning.  Participants will learn how to assess through observation and questioning techniques that inform classroom decisions.

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Developing Mathematical Roots (K +)


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

Expect to learn the whys and the hows behind the education of mathematics during the foundational years. By the end of these two 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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Developing Mathematical Roots (K +)


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

Expect to learn the whys and the hows behind the education of mathematics during the foundational years. 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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Math PD for Early Elementary Jacksonville Beach, Florida


A new, exciting and innovative approach to teaching mathematics in the Kindergarten and Prekindergarten 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 offered 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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