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IM 6-12 Math: Coaching Problem-Based Teaching and Learning

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

IM 6-12 Math: Coaching Problem-Based Teaching and Learning

This 8-part series provides coaches with a deeper understanding of the structures and beliefs along with the core components and practices embedded in the IM 6–12 Math™ curriculum, supplemental materials, and professional learning for teachers.

Audience: This session is ideal for coaches and math leaders who have experience working directly with teachers implementing IM 6–12 Math™. It will be most useful after several months of implementation.

Agenda & Learning Goals: 

Part 1: Examining Structures and Beliefs

  • Identify productive beliefs that support effective implementation.
  • Describe how the Invitation, Deep Dive, Consolidate + Apply structure helps inform teacher decision making and planning, and guides effective implementation.

Part 2: Observing in a Problem-Based Classroom

  • Recognize observable student actions that characterize problem-based learning.
  • Connect intentional teacher moves to observable student actions.

Part 3: Valuing Student Thinking

  • Explain the importance of instructional routines for supporting teachers and students to generate productive beliefs about math, thinking, teaching.
  • Describe opportunities for supporting teachers through a focus on instructional routines.

Part 4: Enhancing Access and Challenge for All Students

  • Identify principles of Universal Design that inform IM’s approach to providing access and challenge.
  • Identify resources and tools for planning to support all students.

Part 5: Coaching with Universal Design for Learning

  • Connect IM’s Design Structure to Universal Design for Learning principles.
  • Identify resources and frameworks for supporting teachers to apply Universal Design for Learning within a problem-based lesson.

Part 6: Facilitating Instructional Decision-Making with IM Resources

  • Connect opportunities for supporting teacher learning to resources that can be used during collaborative planning, ongoing professional learning, and individual coaching.
  • Locate resources for supporting teachers available from IM.

Part 7: Leveraging Vertical Alignment

  • Describe connections and dependencies across units and courses within IM.
  • Locate additional resources to support coaches and leaders with planning and pacing.

Part 8: Putting It All Together

  • Synthesize learning across four days about problem-base learning; productive beliefs, structures, and routines; access for all students, and resources to support effective unit study, planning, pacing, and teacher agency.

**Due to the interactive nature of this virtual session and copyrights on the materials recordings are not available.**

Dates & Times: 

  • Part 1 – September 21, 2022 – 9:00-11:00am CDT
  • Part 2 – October 4, 2022 – 9:00-11:00am CDT
  • Part 3 – October 12, 2022 – 9:00-11:00am CDT
  • Part 4 – October 25, 2022 – 9:00-11:00am CDT
  • Part 5 – November 2, 2022 – 9:00-11:00am CDT
  • Part 6 – November 15, 2022 – 9:00-11:00am CST
  • Part 7 – November 30, 2022 – 9:00-11:00am CST
  • Part 8 – December 6, 2022 – 9:00-11:00am CST

Location: Online

Cost: $1,600

CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations made more than 180 days prior to this event will receive a full refund minus a 10% processing fee. Cancellations made between 180 and 30 days of the event will receive a 50% refund minus a 10% processing fee. No refunds will be issued for cancellations made within 30 days of the event.

The deadline to register is September 18, 2022.

*Workshop may not run if enrollment is less than 15 participants. In the event of a cancellation due to low enrollment full refunds will be issued.*