Save the Date: 2022 MCMI Summer Institute

Save the Date for the 2022 Metro Chicago Mathematics Initiative Summer Institute — Spark Joy in Your Mathematics Classroom.

WHO should attend: Teachers of mathematics and administrators of grades K–12

WHEN/WHERE: The three-day institute will be offered virtually via Zoom on Tuesday, July 26Thursday, July 28.

MORE INFORMATION: For more information, please contact Jean Sutow-Goldrich at sutow@uic.edu or visit our website at https://mcmi.uic.edu/summer-institute/. Registration will be available in April.

We look forward to working with you this summer!

2022-02-04T10:43:06-06:00 February 4th, 2022|Blog|

Teaching Math to Multilingual Students Virtual Book Study Week 3

On February 7th from 4:00–5:00 pm CST we will be discussing Chapters 6 and 7 from Teaching Math to Multilingual Students Grades K–8: Positioning English Learners for Success by Kathryn B. Chval, Erin Smith, Lina Trigos-Carrillo, and Rachel J. Pinnow. This book is available at NCTM or Corwin. Here is a link to the pacing guide and discussion prompts. 

Visit https://mcmi.uic.edu/virtual-book-studies/ for more information.

#mcmi_pd #MTBoS #iteachmath #mathteacher #multilingual #NCTMresources

2022-02-02T09:41:20-06:00 February 2nd, 2022|Blog|

Teaching Math to Multilingual Students Virtual Book Study Week 2

On January 31st from 4:00–5:00 pm CST we will be discussing Chapters 3–5 from Teaching Math To Multilingual Students Grades K–8: Positioning English Learners for Success by Kathryn B. Chval, Erin Smith, Lina Trigos-Carrillo, and Rachel J. Pinnow. This book is available at NCTM or Corwin. Here is a link to the pacing guide and discussion prompts. 


Visit https://mcmi.uic.edu/virtual-book-studies/ for more information.

#mcmi_pd #MTBoS #iteachmath #mathteacher #multilingual #NCTMresources

2022-01-25T09:23:05-06:00 January 25th, 2022|Blog|

Analyzing Fact Fluency

Coach: Jennifer Leimberer

District: CPS — Mariano Azuela Elementary School

Grade band: K–5

K–5 teachers analyzing student work while thinking about how students develop fact fluency: direct modeling, counting strategies, reasoning from known facts. #mcmipd

K–5 teachers analyzing student work while thinking about how students develop fact fluency
2022-01-24T08:33:13-06:00 January 24th, 2022|Blog|

Teaching Math to Multilingual Students Virtual Book Study Week 1

On January 24th from 4:00–5:00 pm CST we will be discussing Chapters 1 and 2 from Teaching Math To Multilingual Students Grades K–8: Positioning English Learners for Success by Kathryn B. Chval, Erin Smith, Lina Trigos-Carrillo, Rachel J. Pinnow. This book is available at NCTM or Corwin. Here is a link to the pacing guide and discussion prompts. 

Visit https://mcmi.uic.edu/virtual-book-studies/ for more information.

#mcmi_pd #MTBoS #iteachmath #mathteacher #multilingual #NCTMresources

2022-01-19T08:46:37-06:00 January 18th, 2022|Blog|

Dot Talks

Coach: Jennifer Leimberr

Grade band: K–5

How many do you see? Dot Talks help students focus on the different ways to compose and decompose quantities.

#quickimages #numbertalks #mathtalks #mcmipd

2022-01-10T09:25:52-06:00 January 10th, 2022|Blog|

Chalk Talk

Coach: Jenesis Byrne

Grade band: 6–8

Description:

  • Artifacts of a Chalk Talk (AKA Math March) with Middle School teachers.
  • #MCMISpotlight
  • Have you tried a Chalk Talk in your class?  Did your students enjoy the opportunity to move while commenting on classmates’ work?  Would love to hear about your experience.
2021-12-13T09:27:28-06:00 December 13th, 2021|Blog|

MCMI Virtual Book Study 3: Teaching Math to Multilingual Students

We invite you to join us for a Virtual Book Talk hosted by MCMI— January 24, 31, February 7, 14, 28, and March 14. This book is available at NCTM or Corwin.

Join different ways

  1. Via Zoom from 4pm to 5pm

Register here: https://mcmi.uic.edu/virtual-book-studies/ 

  1. Follow the Metro Chicago Mathematics Initiative on Facebook 
  2. Follow @uic_mcmi on Twitter

#mcmi_pd #MTBoS #iteachmath #mathteacher #bilingual

Book Study Plan and Prompts: https://bit.ly/3jZdHy4

Questions? Contact your UIC coach or Jean Sutow-Goldrich (sutow@uic.edu). 

2022-01-05T08:38:25-06:00 December 8th, 2021|Blog|