Math

Resources for Improving K-12 Math Instruction

Since it began in 2001, the Northwest Regional Professional Development Program has focused many of its efforts on helping K-12 teachers improve math instruction with research-based strategies.

Each year, the NWRPDP sponsors a variety of workshops and seminars dedicated to mathematical focuses.

We invite you to explore the resources we’ve posted on this page:

PD Focus: SLF Program/SIS Series for Secondary Math

The “Hexagon” Essential Question worksheet Adapted from McTighe and Wiggins’ Understanding by Design Handbook. Here is a blank worksheet, in case you wrote on all the copies given to you at the SIS class.
>The “Blooms Hexagon” Essential Question worksheet Adapted from McTighe and Wiggins’ Understanding by Design Handbook. Here is a blank worksheet, in case you wrote on all the copies given to you at the SIS class.
“I can…” Statements worksheet Here is a blank worksheet for establishing process standard essential understanding statements, in case you wrote on all the copies given to you at the SIS class.
The “Triangular” Essential Question worksheet Here is a blank worksheet, in case you wrote on all the copies given to you at the SIS class. The Triangular method works equally well with both process and content standards.
The Mathematics Strategic Instruction Series on-line lesson template Designing a standards-based lesson for this course? This fill-in-the-blank template requires the user to think about all elements of the lesson in the proper order to be called a standards-based lesson.

Resource Focus: Fact Resources & Every Day Math Templates

Addition Facts to Understand
Multiplication Strategies
Fact Triangle an Every Day Math Template
Fact Triangle Addition an Every Day Math Template
Fact Triangle Multiplication an Every Day Math Template
Part part Total an Every Day Math Template
Quantity. quantity. difference an Every Day Math Template
Start. change. end an Every Day Math Template

Resource Focus: Intervention and Differentiated Instruction in Math
What Works Clearinghouse
http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/WWC/reports/topic.aspx?tid=04
Differentiated Everyday Math
http://schools.nyc.gov/documents/elementarymath/Differentiation/environment.htm
Resource Focus: Professional Organizations

Northern Nevada Mathematics Council
California Math Council
http://www.cmc-math.org/