Full course description
About this Course
Participants in this Online Workshop will explore the Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices highlighted in the NCTM publication Principles to Actions through a series of 9 modules. Each module will introduce participants to one of the Effective Teaching Practices and allow time for participants to apply the Practices in their classroom. This will be a virtual class for middle teachers and coaches in middle school.
Credit: 1 hour credit available for purchase through Ashland University
Course Type: Instructor led - Online
Course Level: Practitioner
Target Audience: Middle School Math Teachers, Math Coaches, Administrators
Expected Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to:
- Identify goals that promote student understanding
- Implement tasks that promote reasoning and problem solving
- Support productive struggle
- Facilitate meaningful mathematical discourse
- Pose purposeful questions
- Elicit and Use Evidence of student thinking
Purchase of book: Taking Action: Implementing Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices in Grades 6-8 (~$30)
- If you would like to pay by credit card, you can click on the Enroll buttons to gain immediate access to this course.
- If you would like to pay by purchase order (PO) or by personal check, please contact us to make arrangements. Please note that you will not gain access to this course until we receive your payment.
- Please contact: Sally Gibson 330-945-5600 x 511246
Meet the Instructor
With over 40 years in education, Steve Miller is the Mathematics Content Consultant for the Summit Educational Service Center. In that role, he provides K-12 mathematics professional development, curriculum writing/mapping support, and assistance in selecting mathematics resources.
Steve is one of the authors of NCTM’s new series “Taking Action: Implementing Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices”.He facilitated Common Core State Standards for Mathematics training as a Regional Content Facilitator for ODE and has developed, coordinated, and facilitated OMAP and IMPACT trainings. Steve served as a facilitator for the Mathematics Coaching Program, on the OPT 6th Grade Rangefinder Committee and as the Regional Value-Added Specialist for the Akron Public Schools. He currently is a member of the ODE's Network of Regional Leaders for mathematics