Math Professional Learning Series for [name of your school or district]

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Visual Teaching of Math Concepts

Speaker: Marian Small

This webinar will change your thinking about how you teach math and give you lots of ideas, sample tasks and visuals to use with your students right away. Appropriate for all grade levels.

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How to Teach Students Who Think They Hate Math

Speaker: Judy Willis

A neurologist, educator and author of Learning to Love Math: Teaching Strategies that Change Student Attitudes and Get Results, explores the “I hate math” syndrome and provides strategies for dismantling this mental block.

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Riccomini 2013

How to Use Math Error Analysis to Improve Instruction

Speaker:  Paul Riccomini

Look no further than your students’ own math errors for corrective feedback. Math error analysis helps you redesign lessons based on specific error patterns you identify in simple performance data such as chapter tests, progress monitoring measures and benchmark assessments.

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Best Math Assessment Practices to Check Students’ Math Reasoning and Fine-Tune Your Instruction

Speaker: Christine Suurtamm

The right math assessment practices make all the difference! A top expert on math assessment helps you take stock of your practices so you can monitor students’ math reasoning while they are in your classrooms so that you can optimize learning .

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Laney Sammons

Guided Math for K-8: Help Your Students Move Ahead in Learning With Differentiated Small-Group Instruction and Workstations

Speaker: Laney Sammons

Laney shows you how to keep all your students learning, regardless of their pace.

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Riccomini 2013

“Breakthrough” Math RTI Strategies and Instructional Techniques to Help K-8 Students Progress in Learning Key Concepts and Skills

Speaker:  Paul Riccomini

Build more sophisticated instructional techniques and strategies to help your more challenging students make much-needed breakthroughs in math learning.

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Differentiate Early: Simple K-12 Math Strategies to Meet Diverse Student Needs and Cover the Math Curriculum

Speaker: Marian Small

How to differentiate your math instruction without burning yourself out and leaving gaps in students’ knowledge of important skills and concepts.

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Mary Kay Stein

5 Practices for Leading Productive Math Discussions

Speakers: Mary Kay Stein, Peg Smith

Tune into a pedagogical model that gives you 5 effective practices for facilitating math discourse.  Mary Kay and Peg show you how to prepare ahead so you don’t need to improvise so much and can focus instead on making the discussion as productive as possible.

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Riccomini 2013

Best Grade 6-12 Math Instructional Strategies to Help Any Student Progress to Grade-Level Math

Speaker: Paul Riccomini

Paul will impart research-based, high-impact instructional strategies that help students remember and apply critical mathematical concepts and skills with greater fluency and automaticity.  Find out about an important new strategy—Interleaved Working Solutions—that is very effective with students who struggle with the transition to grade-level math.

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Article on interleaved independent work and instructional guidance

IES Practice Guide: Organizing Instruction and Study to Improve Student Learning