Your browser is unsupported

We recommend using the latest version of IE11, Edge, Chrome, Firefox or Safari.


Number Take Hand Signals for I'm thinking, I have an answer and a strategy, I have more than one strategy, I agree, and Build on it!

Build on It: A New Math Talk Hand Signal

Coach: Margie Pligge District: 127.5. — Ridge Central Grade band: K–8 Fourth Graders in Ms. Haes’ class invented a “Build on It“ math hand signal to support discourse.  Whenever a speaker is explaining…

Examples of students' math talk work

Math Talks

Coach name: Jenesis Byrne District: Big Shoulders Fund School – Chicago Grade band: 6th Grade Description: The teacher lead students in a math talk before beginning the day’s lesson.  The comfort level came…

AJ Edson works with MCMI PD Participants at a recent CMP4 PD Session

MSU's AJ Edson Joins CMP4 PD

AJ Edson from Michigan State University joined the CMP4 middle-school math teachers for some learning. What a treat for a strong start to the new school year!

2023–24 MCMI PD Offerings: K–8 Teacher PD, Positioning Language Learners for Success, Math Accessibility and Support, Coaching, Building Fact Fluency, Enabling Supervision and Support, Math Talk Clines and Book Studies, Summer Institute

MCMI 2023–24 PD Offerings

We have many exciting offerings this school year! We will continue our high-quality teacher professional learning as well as some new specialized sessions around topics such as language and fluency! Register now or contact us with any questions about…

Four large post-its displaying a classes getting to know you survey results as tallies in data tables

Welcome Back to a New School Year!

The MCMI Team welcomes all our teachers back to the start of a new school year! Here are some ideas for getting to know your students through math and starting the school year…

Family, friends, and wo-workers pose for a group photo at a retirement party for two MCMI coaches

MCMI Retirement Announcement

Congratulations to MCMI coaches Joanne Baker and Margie Pligge on their retirements!  We were thrilled to be able to gather together this week to honor these two remarkable ladies with a celebratory send-off.…

Summer Institute Flyer: Number Sense: The Road to Fluency. Virtual, August 2–3 with Featured Speaker Jennifer Bay-Williams

MCMI 2023 Summer Institute

There’s still time to register for the 2023 MCMI Virtual Summer Institute — Number Sense: The Road to Fluency for K–12 teachers of mathematics and administrators, featuring Jennifer Bay-Williams. Wednesday, August 2–Thursday, August…