Maximizing Guided Math Success in Your Classroom!
Choose from 21 Strategy-Packed Conference Sessions
- Hands-On Options
- Math Teacher Resources
- Hundreds of Practical Strategies
Uniquely Qualified Instructors
Dr. Barbara (Barb) Blanke is an outstanding math educator, author and international consultant who is known for her creativity, enthusiasm and practical ideas for teaching students and teachers about understanding mathematics and best practices in teaching mathematics. Barb brings to her presentations a special passion for meeting the differentiated needs of all K-6 students, along with a wealth of practical tips and ideas for using the Guided Math structure in your own classroom. You'll find her sessions lively, informative and packed with hundreds of teacher-tested activities and routines to use tomorrow in your classroom!
Ryan Doetch is an experienced and award-winning elementary educator, math coach and an enthusiastic presenter. He is known for his skills in helping students learn to read and write, understand math concepts and use technology in motivating and meaningful ways. Drawing from his daily classroom experiences, his trainings are filled with highly effective strategies, ideas and tips you can use immediately to support your math students in Guided Math. You will leave his sessions inspired and excited get back to your classroom to work with your students!
Kelly Harmon is an enthusiastic and engaging presenter who has a wealth of real Guided Math teaching experience and practical strategies from her many years as a classroom teacher, instructional coach, and national consultant. Kelly's presentations are fast-paced, interactive and highly engaging. You will receive dozens of classroom-proven Guided Math strategies you can use to strengthen your math instruction and greatly increase all your students' mathematical understanding and achievement.
|7:45 a.m. - 8:25 a.m||Registration|
|8:30 a.m. - 9:05 a.m.||Opening General Session|
|9:15 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.||Morning Sessions|
|11:50 a.m. - 1:05 p.m.||Lunch Break (on your own)|
|1:05 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.||Afternoon Sessions|
|Participants, please check in at the registration desk each day you attend.|
|8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.||Registration|
|8:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.||Morning Sessions|
|11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.||Lunch Break (on your own)|
|12:30 p.m. - 3:10 p.m||Afternoon Sessions|
Who Should Attend
Classroom Teachers, Title I Staff, Special Education Staff, Math Specialists, and Other Educators Teaching Math in Grades K-6
Special Benefits of Attending
Comprehensive Resource Handbook
You will receive an extensive digital resource handbook, specifically designed for this conference. Included in the handbook are resource materials for ALL conference sessions, even those you don't attend. These materials include:
- Timesaving, teacher-friendly ideas for implementing Guided Math groups and managing math centers
- Key ideas and specific tips for setting up and managing Guided Math groups
- Detailed components of strong Guided Math group lessons
Registrants will also receive a printed copy of the resource handbook as long as their registration is received in the BER office at least 15 calendar days before the event.
Semester Credit Option
Up to four graduate level professional development credits are available with an additional fee and completion of follow-up practicum activities. Details for direct enrollment with University of Massachusetts Global, a nonprofit affiliate, will be available at this program.
Meet Inservice Requirements
At the end of the program, each attendee will receive a certificate of participation that may be used to verify hours of participation in meeting continuing education requirements.