Math Institute - Workshops for Mathematics Coaches

Workshops for Mathematics Coaches

Continued Learning for Coaches

As a math coach, your daily work revolves around partnering with others to achieve the goal of student success in mathematics. Our coaching workshops focus on leadership skills, math content knowledge, and beliefs to empower coaches to support teachers with a range of backgrounds. Designed for math coaches, math specialists, math lead teachers, and anyone else who falls into a mathematics leadership role, these workshops will:

  • Increase your knowledge of math standards and learning progressions
  • Support your understanding of best practice in teaching mathematics to students
  • Build your leadership skills to foster collaborative relationships with all stakeholders

Explore our Math Coaching Workshops below …

Coaching

Cognitive Coaching Seminars® Foundation Training

Overview

Cognitive Coaching℠ is a form of mediation that can be applied to professional interactions in a variety of settings and situations with the intention of enhancing self-directed learning. It is a composite of skills, strategies, maps, and tools as well as mental models and beliefs. It is also a model for classroom mediation to enhance students’ self-directed learning. Research on Cognitive Coaching℠ has linked its implementation to increased student achievement, greater teacher efficacy and satisfaction, higher levels of teacher cognition and professional, collaborative cultures. As a result of engaging in the Foundational Training, participants will develop understanding of two structured conversations for planning and reflecting. In addition, they will develop knowledge and skills for expanding teacher thinking.

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Upcoming Class Dates & Locations

Fall 2018, Waukesha, WI (course full)

Fall 2019, Waukesha, WI

Empowering Emerging Math Coaches

Overview

Are you at the start of your journey as a math coach?

Are you an instructional coach who is new to coaching mathematics?

The Mathematics Institute of Wisconsin is offering a unique opportunity for emerging math coaches to investigate how to provide optimal learning opportunities for students while supporting teachers in their instruction. During the four day workshop, participants will utilize coaching skills and the coaching cycle while connecting standards and teaching to opportunities and outcomes for each and every student. Emerging coaches will build their repertoire of coaching strategies with the goal of developing mathematically proficient students.

Learn more about:

  • Identifying what the Standards for Mathematical Practice look like in action
  • Understanding critical standards progressions in mathematics
  • Examining shifts in classroom practice and their impact on student understanding
  • Supporting teachers implementing high-leverage teaching practices in mathematics

Course Credit: 

This workshop is available for university credit through our partnership with the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee.

  • This workshop will be offered for 2 or 3 graduate or undergraduate credits. Additional coursework will be provided based upon the credit option chosen.
  • The cost per credit is $202 per undergraduate credit and $390 per graduate credit. (*pricing subject to change.)

Additional Credit Information

Course Syllabus

Upcoming Class Dates & Locations

2018-19 Academic Year, Waukesha, WI

Learning and Leading for Experienced Math Coaches

Overview

Are you an experienced math coach looking for innovative ways to support teachers in the teaching and learning of mathematics?

Are you working to build capacity in mathematics instruction?

The Mathematics Institute of Wisconsin is offering an opportunity for experienced math coaches to study ways to improve student learning in mathematics while supporting teachers making shifts in their classroom practice that lead to mathematical proficiency. The four day workshop will provide a framework to focus on teaching skills with the greatest potential to develop mathematically proficient students. Participants will use this framework along with their coaching skills to discover ways to build a professional learning community while enhancing the learning of each and every student.

Learn more about:

  • Studying shifts in classroom practice and their impact on student understanding
  • Examining teaching skills that support shifting classroom practices
  • Supporting teachers implementing high-leverage teaching practices in mathematics
  • Developing leadership skills necessary to support efforts to improve the teaching and learning of mathematics

Join us at this four day workshop as we seek out strategies that will continue to support teachers and students as they move along the continuum of learning. The experienced coaching series is both a continuation and a deeper dive into the intricacies of supporting teachers in their craft and students in their learning.

This workshop is designed for mathematics coaches with leadership responsibilities beyond the classroom.

Course Credit:

This workshop is available for university credit through our partnership with the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee.

  • This workshop will be offered for 2 or 3 graduate or undergraduate credits. Additional coursework will be provided based upon the credit option chosen.
  • The cost per credit is $202 per undergraduate credit and $390 per graduate credit. (*pricing subject to change.)

Additional Credit Information

Course Syllabus

Upcoming Class Dates & Locations

2018-19 Academic Year, Waukesha, WI

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