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Promote more powerful and productive mathematics conversations and instruction in your schools
Collaborate in planning for instruction, leading mathematically intense conversations, and using video to develop a keen eye for the essence of the mathematics in lessons.
Be Present, Nurture the Community, Create Space and Energy for Change & Transformation, Encourage Others in the Act of Self-Discovery
The Delaware Mathematics Coalition’s mission is to identify, endorse, and design high quality synergistic professional learning opportunities and experiences that support the actualization of research-based norms for teaching and learning mathematics.
As an organization, the Coalition advocates and supports at the state and district levels for the implementation of these practices in every classroom so that all students gain the mathematics proficiency necessary to graduate having successfully completed a rigorous, meaningful twenty-first century education that prepares them for careers, college, and citizenship.
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Delaware Math Equity Conference
October 13, 2023
Creating Math Classrooms Where All Students Think, Problem Solve, and Feel a Sense of Belonging
Registration is now open for the 2023 DE Math Equity Conference on October 13th. The conference is hosted through a collaboration between leaders of the Delaware Mathematics Coalition (DMC), Delaware Department of Education, and the DMC’s NCSM affiliate, the Delaware Council of Math Leaders (DCML). This year’s virtual conference is FREE and open to all educators of mathematics in the state. Featured speakers include Peter Liljedahl, author of “Building Thinking Classrooms in Mathematics” as well as other local and national level leaders of math reform.To learn more and register for the event, please click on the link below.
Leadership Coaching Lab Community
The promise of secondary Leadership Coaching Lab (LCL) is to build a robust mathematics leadership community in which the role of curriculum, lesson study, video analysis, and teacher growth are public and itself the focus of study among colleagues. Across the year, sessions provide Leadership Coaching Lab participants with recursive opportunities to reflect on their instructional practices, engage in mathematically intense conversations, and develop a keen eye for the essence of the mathematics in their conceptually-grounded lessons. Learn More
TUPL Project Expands
September Start Date
Leaders of the Transforming & Understanding Professional Learning or TUPL project are currently accepting applications for teachers who are interested in joining this National Science Foundation supported study. New participants would begin attending the professional learning during the fall of 2023. Eligible educators include Grades 4 & 5 teachers in districts using the Bridges Mathematics Program and Grades 6 & 7 teachers in districts using the Illustrative Mathematics Program. For more information, please contact Jamila Riser (email@example.com) or UD PI James Hiebert (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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Leadership Coaching Lab Project
The promise of Leadership Coaching Lab is to build a robust mathematics community in which the role of coaches, specialists, and teacher leaders is public and itself the focus of study among colleagues. We will emphasize our role in engaging colleagues in planning for instruction, leading mathematically intense conversations, and using video to develop a keen eye for the essence of the math in lessons.
New Normal PBL Academy [Math Camp!]
Led by experienced mathematics professional developers and teachers with expertise in problem-based learning, the New Normal professional learning academy supports the evolving content and pedagogical needs of the problem-based enthusiasts in secondary and post-secondary schools.
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