Workshops For Teachers

August 22, 2012

Unraveling the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Mathematics

The mathematics standards outline what students should know and be able to do; however, in order to promote significant student achievement, the complexity of the standards require that teachers have expert knowledge of the nuances of each standard and a new generation of instructional materials complete with common instructional language and tools for building conceptual understanding. […]
August 22, 2012

Unraveling the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

The Common Core Standards are the culmination of an extended effort to fulfill the charge issued by the states to develop and implement K-12 standards to ensure that all students are college and career ready by no later than the end of high school. This workshop will assist site-based (principals, department leaders, and teachers) leaders in […]
August 22, 2012

Qualifying Texts to Meet the Demands of Complexity

The Common Core Standards place a strong emphasis on the role of text complexity in evaluating student readiness for college and careers. This workshop will build teacher capacity to use quantitative, qualitative, and reader & task considerations to qualify and select appropriate texts for daily instruction.