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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.
Our Impact in Numbers
Summer Mathematics Professional Learning
TUPL Elementary Math Camp
July 10-12, 2023
This summer’s TUPL Elementary Math Camp is specifically designed for Grades 4 & 5 teachers and coaches who have been attending the TUPL sessions across the 2022-2023 academic year. The Camp will be hosted at the Virden Center in Lewes DE. Professional learning experiences will be grounded in the Bridges Mathematics curriculum materials. Learn More.
TUPL Secondary Math Camp
July 18-20, 2023
This summer’s TUPL Secondary Math Camp is specifically designed for Grades 6 & 7 teachers and coaches who have been attending the TUPL sessions across the 2022-2023 academic year. The Camp will be hosted at the Virden Center in Lewes DE. The professional learning experiences will be grounded in the Illustrative Mathematics curriculum materials. Learn More.
DMC Math Camp
July 25-27, 2023
This summer’s Math Camp will be hosted at the Virden Center in Lewes, DE. Math Camp is designed to support secondary and post-secondary math educators in their efforts to promote more problem-based, student-thinking centered classrooms. 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 the study. The official start date for new participants would be September 1st, 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.
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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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The Influence of Tracking on Students’ Math Identity
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The Thinking Classroom: An Interview with Peter Liljedahl
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