Building Math Proficiency in Struggling Learners for PreK-5 PD Available!

Building Math Proficiency in Struggling Learners PreK-5

This 2 day face-to-face module in addition to continuing online follow-up is designed to introduce participants to the 5 strands of Mathematics Proficiency per the National Research Council and how explicit instruction in these areas will help our struggling learners.  Participants will also be able to assess fluency with multiple authentic methods in addition to teaching problem solving strategies to assist struggling learners.

INSERVICE POINTS

Register in MyLearningPlan beginning 11/1/17, course title: “Math Proficiency in Struggling Learners.”  This course is worth 16 inservice points and counts toward the ESE renewal requirement.

For more information contact:  Naomi Church, FDLRS Program Specialist.  754-321-3400 [email protected]

WHO 

Teams of 2-5 professionals from a school site possibly including, but not limited to: an ESE Support facilitator, Math Coach/contact, PreK-5 teachers of students struggling in mathematics.

TRAINING DATES/TIMES: 

January 24 & 31, 2018 (must attend both dates)

8:30am – 3:30pm

LOCATION 

Arthur Ashe Campus

1701 NW 23rd Ave., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311

Building Math Proficiency in Struggling Learners

WHAT:  

This 2 day face-to-face module in addition to continuing online follow-up is designed to introduce participants to the 5 strands of Mathematics Proficiency per the National Research Council and how explicit instruction in these areas will help our struggling learners. Participants will also be able to assess fluency with multiple authentic methods in addition to teaching problem solving strategies to assist struggling learners.

WHO:

Teams of 2-5 professionals from a school site possibly including, but not limited to: an ESE Support facilitator, Math Coach/contact, K-8 teachers of students struggling in mathematics.

WHEN: 

October 4 & 5, 2017 (must attend both dates)     8:30am – 3:30pm

WHERE:

Arthur Ashe Campus 1701 NW 23rd Ave., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311

HOW:

Register in MyLearningPlan, course title: “Math Proficiency in Struggling Learners.” This course is worth 16 inservice points and counts toward the ESE renewal requirement.

For more information contact: Naomi Church, FDLRS Program Specialist. 754-321-3400 [email protected]

FLYER:

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Math Intervention Quick Reference Chart 2017-18

I’ve created a Quick Reference Chart for Mathematics Interventions that can be used for RtI or ESE Students in Broward County Public Schools.  This is not an exhaustive list, but rather a quick reference of frequently used and supported Math Interventions for K-12.  If you need support choosing an appropriate program for your school, please contact me at [email protected]

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Fall 2017 Math Intervention Professional Learning

A Math Intervention Inventory was sent out to all school both public and charter in Broward County via ESE Specialists and Math Coaches/Contacts in April 2017.  One hundred forty schools responded!  Based on your responses FDLRS Reach (Broward) is offering a variety of Mathematics Intervention Professional Development Opportunities to meet your needs.  Some opportunities are face-to-face, while others are provided via webinar, or online modules in Canvas.  We are working hard to provide quality PD without pulling teachers away from their students.

  • 67 schools requested training in TouchMath – Summer/Fall TouchMath Flyer for Broward Schools
    • Face-to-face   June 22, 2017 8:30am-3:30pm @ RIPDC
    • Face-to-face   August 15, 2017 8:30-3:30pm @ Arthur Ashe
  • 60 schools requested training in Moving with Math – MWM CANVAS FLYER revised
    • Online self paced modules available via Canvas
    • Face-to-face 1/2 day training coming Fall 2017
  • 43 schools requested training in Ready MAFS (print materials from Curriculum Associates) – Fall 2017 Math Intervention PD
    • Face-to-face   September 14, 2017 8:30-11:30am @ Arthur Ashe
  • 31 schools requested training in Number Worlds
    • Face-to-face 1/2 day training coming Fall 2017
  • 29 schools requested training in Florida Support Coach by Triumph Learning  – Fall 2017 Math Intervention PD
    • Face-to-face   September 13, 2017 8:30-11:30am @ Arthur Ashe
  • The majority of schools needed training in at least one Mathematics Diagnostic Assessment – math-diagnostic-training-flyer
    • Online self paced modules available via Canvas

2017 Math Professional Development

TouchMath

TouchMath Intervention Professional Development is worth 8 inservice points and does count toward your ESE renewal requirement.  Learn everything you need to know about the TouchMath Program in one day and get a firsthand look at the unique, multi-sensory approach to math. We will supply all the materials needed for a hands-on, interactive learning experience. You’ll even be able to download free TouchMath Activity Sheets so you can get started right away! The training will cover addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. You DO NOT need to have a TouchMath kit to attend.

Mathematics for Struggling Learners

Mathematics for Struggling Learners is worth 10 points and does count toward your ESE renewal requirement.  This blended learning module including a one-day workshop and continuing online follow-up is designed to introduce participants to subitizing, proficiency in mathematics, authentic fluency assessments and problem solving strategies to assist struggling learners.

Mathematics Diagnostic Assessments Professional Learning

Training is now available online in the administration and scoring of most of the diagnostic assessments supported by Broward County Schools! This self-paced online course is facilitated via Canvas. It is great for on demand professional development that can be used in a PLC or for individual participation. No inservice points are awarded for this course. As a participant you may choose to work through the modules that are relevant for you. math-diagnostic-training-flyer

MTSS for Mathematics K-12

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I am pleased to announce that Broward Schools has a new Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) for K-12 Mathematics this year!  The first page has an easy to follow visual which shows the process and the placement of designated assessments.  Further details can be found in the following pages which include charts of the Tiers.

MTSS K-12 Math

MTSS K-12 Math Resource Descriptions

Diagnostic Math Assessments

http://elementarymathematics.pds-hrd.wikispaces.net/RTI