Exemplars Math Institues

05/30/2017 11:47 AM | Anonymous
Ready to supercharge your school’s math program? Our Math Institutes offer hands-on help in implementing Exemplars performance materials for teachers and administrators — and they’re happening near you this summer! Learn more and register today!

K–5 Sessions: June 29 - Windsor, CT & Sept. 18 - Shelton, CT

Problem Solving for Instruction and Assessment: Performance Tasks, Rubrics and Anchor Papers, K–5 

At this introductory workshop, individuals will learn how to integrate Exemplars performance tasks and the criteria from our assessment rubric – Problem Solving, Reasoning and Proof, Communication, Connections and Representation – into instruction to support the CCSS for Mathematical Content and Practice. Participants will learn how to: create a supportive environment for math inquiry; identify what constitutes a good problem and problem solver; assess student work with proficiency; and use assessment results to guide instruction and improve academic performance.

K-5 Admin Session: June 30 - Windsor, CT 

The Standards-Based Classroom: What to Look For and How to Support Your Teachers 

This workshop provides an opportunity for leaders/administrators to understand the basics of standard-based assessment and instruction and problem solving in their schools' classrooms and to support teachers with the process.

Participants will learn how to: support and engage teachers in discussion around the Common Core Mathematical Practices; define the vocabulary of mathematical problem solving, assessment and communication; define the types of assessment that an educator incorporates in his or her teaching; study and apply the Exemplars assessment rubric; and discuss what to look for in a standards-based classroom and how to question students about their mathematical problem solving and communication.

K-2 Session: September 19 - Shelton, CT 

Numbers Are Primary, K–2: Teaching Number Sense and Place Value to Young Children 

Learn firsthand how to implement new approaches to teach students who are struggling to master basic math concepts and skills. Help them to understand the power of number sense and place value. Explore conservation of number, subitization, part/whole relationships, compensation, counting on and counting back. Leave with over 20 “make and take” activities and resources to support immediate classroom implementation.
Contact Us or Call (800) 450-4050 

Exemplars, 271 Poker Hill Road 
Underhill, VT 05489

The ATOMIC Mission is to ensure that every Connecticut student receives world-class education in mathematics by providing vision, leadership and support to the K-16 mathematics community and by providing every teacher of mathematics the opportunity to grow professionally.

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