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AVAILABLE PD IN YOUR PJS COURSES

Want to earn quality professional development at your own pace?  Check out my online E-Courses and earn up to 6 hours of continuing education credit while walking away with over 200 pages of notes and resources.  Courses are run through the Canvas Learning Management System and include access for 6 months.  Participants will have access to videos, activities, and interactions with other colleagues.  Participants are also able to have access to me as the instructor during the 6 month activation period for questions and support.  Click on the link below to see a preview of the courses.  Check back for more options!

PROGRESSION OF ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION

Learn how students develop basic number sense through counting and cardinality and understanding basic number sense for digits 1-10.  Find strategies for using what they know to develop fact fluency and learn standard algorithms with understanding.
This course is available in two formats: Math in Focus Aligned and Common Core Aligned.  Interested in getting the course aligned to your curriculum?  Contact me for pricing and time frame.  Check out the store for purchasing options.

PROGRESSION OF MULTIPLICATION AND DIVISION

Learn how students use their knowledge of "equal" to develop equal groups to multiply and divide.  Help students develop fact fluency is efficient but reinforces understanding with the Concrete-Pictorial-Abstract approach.  Finally, help students have an access point to both algorithms by learning methods rooted in place value and see how those methods carry over into more complex mathematics like working with fractions and decimals.
This course is available in two formats: Math in Focus aligned and Common Core aligned.  Interested in getting the course aligned to your curriculum?  Contact me for pricing and time frame.  Check out the store for purchasing options.

PROGRESSION OF BAR MODELING- COMING SOON!

Learn how bar modeling helps students to visualize the operation using pictorial representations as opposed to memorizing key words.  See how it is first developed and move into solving multi-step, multi-operation problems.  As an additional bonus, learn how to present lessons that will help students feel confident tackling any word problem.

AFTER THE COURSE

After teachers complete the online PD, schedule a follow up session for teachers to discuss key ideas, ask questions and work together with me to adjust their current math plans based on the new knowledge from the course.  This can be done by exploring current textbook lessons and developing units of study.  Sessions can be done via webinar or scheduled as an in-person day.

NEW! DEVELOPING FACT FLUENCY AND USING ASSESSMENT

This 1.5 hour mini course helps introduce teachers to the PD in PJ lifestyle by discussing the ways students develop mastery of their math facts in all four operations.  Learn about the three levels of fluency and how assessment can be used to guide instruction.  Leave the course with templates that will help you get the most out of your instruction.  This course is available with a Math in Focus alignment or a Common Core alignment.