We are proud to be a certified partner of Illustrative Mathematics(IM) professional learning. We offer a variety of professional learning opportunities that support educators, coaches, and administrators as they implement the IM curriculum.
IM 6-12 Math Professional Learning Events
Are you considering the IM Math curriculum as part of your curriculum adoption process? This virtual event provides a preview of the IM Math curriculum before piloting or implementing the curriculum. It provides a survey of the IM curriculum with a focus on the philosophy and instructional shifts and the resources available in the curriculum around student understanding and discourse, planning, assessment, and instructional routines.
Two-Day Introduction to the Curriculum
During this two-day event, participants will be guided by an IM Certified facilitator to gain first-hand experience and fluency with the IM 6-12 Math curricula.
Virtual unit overview participants collaborate with an IM Certified facilitator on an effective unit and lesson planning structure that focuses on the progression of understanding across the unit.
Explore four mathematical language routines (MLRs) that support the learning of mathematics and language development. MLRs in this session: Co-Craft Questions, Stronger and Clearer Each Time, Collect and Display, Three Reads, Discussion Supports.
Take a deeper dive into the mathematical language routines (MLRs) by practicing 3 new routines to gain hands-on experience and receive feedback. MLRs in this session: Clarify, Critique, Correct; Information Gap; Compare and Connect.
Gain an understanding of the 5 Practices for Orchestrating Mathematical Discussions, and how the curriculum embeds this planning structure in the materials to support both teacher planning and student learning.
Gain a deeper understanding of the 5 Practices by selecting and sequencing student work from curriculum lessons, and discussing classroom scenarios that could arise and impact instruction.