K–5 PD Series

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K–5 PD Series 2022-06-28T12:11:45-05:00

School Year 2022–2023

K–5 Sparking Joy in Your Mathematics Classroom: From Start To Finish

Each session we will unpack a different part of the mathematics lesson. Discover activities and routines that help spark joy in elementary students. Through the sessions, we will explore ways to inspire collaboration and problem solving to encourage confidence and autonomy in math class. ISBE Professional Development hours will be provided for each session.

(Seven 90-minute virtual sessions)

Participants may select from four virtual session times: 8:30–10:00 am, 10:30 am–12:00 pm, 1:00–2:30 pm, or 4:30–6:00 pm.

Session 1: Welcome: Setting Up a Collaborative Classroom9/289/29
Learn about ways to get to know your students, set your expectations and promote a culture of joy for mathematics in your classroom.
Session 2: Getting Started: Launching a Lesson10/2510/26
What makes for a great launch to a lesson? Come find out!
Session 3: Work We Do: Worthwhile Tasks12/812/7
We will explore what makes a task worthwhile as well as the difference between reteaching and re-engagement.
Session 4: In Your Group: Group Work & Collaboration Norms1/181/19
We will discover how having norms for group work can help give all students access and promote collaboration.
Session 5: Classroom Conversations: Making them Productive2/82/9
Learn about different types of questioning for different purposes in a lesson.
Session 6: Sharing Our Work: Summarizing the Lesson3/143/8
We will dive deep into the end of a lesson where you can share student work and make connections.
Session 7: Look What We Know: Reflection5/95/10
This time of year is perfect for reflecting on the year, what went well/what to change, and make goals for next year!

Registration is available through Eventbrite.

K–2: http://mcmik2.eventbrite.com

3–5: http://mcmi35.eventbrite.com

Registration costs are listed in EventBrite. For districts participating in the MCMI PD Consortium, registration costs are covered by the terms of the contract. 

Please contact Jean Sutow-Goldrich (sutow@uic.edu) with questions about your district’s status for the 2022–2023 school year or for additional information about Consortium benefits.