Workshops

Professional Development Workshops

If you are interested in having us design and lead a workshop for your school or school division, please contact us at mathplusliteracy@gmail.com

Upcoming Workshops:

  • 2017 Math+Literacy Summer Institute. July 26 & 27, 9am-3pm.  CitySpace, Charlottesville, VA. Come by yourself or with your teammates to plan a math unit using the Math Diet. Visit our institute page to learn more and register!

Upcoming Conference Presentations:

  • Student-Centered Assessment: Goal Setting and Young Children. NAEYC 2017 Annual Conference. November 16 & 17. Atlanta, GA

The following is a list of professional development workshops we have designed and implemented for school divisions and schools based on their specific areas of need:

The Math Diet

The Math Diet: An Instructional Framework for Effective Mathematics Instruction (Grades PreK-5). (November 2014; November 2015). Virginia School/University Partnership. Charlottesville, VA.

The Math Diet for Grades 3 & 4, Part 2: Conceptual Understanding and Strategic Competence. (November 2015). Charlottesville City Public Schools. Charlottesville, VA.

The Math Diet for Grades PreK & K, Part 2: Conceptual Understanding and Strategic Competence. (November 2015). Charlottesville City Public Schools. Charlottesville, VA.

The Math Diet for Grades 1 & 2, Part 2: Conceptual Understanding and Strategic Competence. (September 2015). Charlottesville City Public Schools. Charlottesville, VA.

Implementing the Math Diet (Grades PreK-5). (Ongoing professional development throughout 2015-2016). Tye River Elementary School, Nelson County Public Schools, Lovingston, VA.

The Math Diet for Grade 4, Part 1: Counting, Subitizing, and Procedural Fluency. (August 2015). Charlottesville City Public Schools. Charlottesville, VA.

The Math Diet for Grades 2 & 3, Part 1: Counting, Subitizing, and Procedural Fluency. (August 2015). Charlottesville City Public Schools. Charlottesville, VA.

The Math Diet for Grades PreK through 1, Part 1: Counting, Subitizing, and Procedural Fluency. (August 2015). Charlottesville City Public Schools. Charlottesville, VA.

The Math Diet: An Instructional Framework for Effective Mathematics Instruction (Grades PreK-5). (August 2015). Nelson County Public Schools. Lovingston, VA.

A Kindergarten Math Diet. (January 2013). Greer Elementary School. Charlottesville, VA.

Effective Assessment in Math and Literacy

Data-Driven Mathematics Instruction. (February 2017). Charlottesville City Schools. Charlottesville, VA.

Assessment As, For, and Of Learning. (November 2015). Tye River Elementary School, Nelson County Public Schools, Lovingston, VA.

Aligning District Assessments with Number Sense Standards. (April 2013). Greer Elementary School. Charlottesville, VA.

Effective Intervention in Math and Literacy

Effective Tier 2 and Tier 3 Mathematics Intervention. (November 2016). Charlottesville City Schools. Charlottesville, VA.

Effective Tier 2 and Tier 3 Mathematics Intervention. (January 2016). Tye River Elementary School, Nelson County Public Schools, Lovingston, VA.

Differentiation in Math and Literacy

Differentiation in Literacy and Math, Grades PreK-2. (November 2016). Virginia School/University Partnership. Charlottesville, VA.

Differentiated Instruction: Differentiation in Math and Across the Curriculum. (December 2015). Tye River Elementary School, Nelson County Public Schools, Lovingston, VA.

Integrating Math and Literacy

Using Literacy Strategies to Gain Deep Mathematical Understanding in Grades 2-5. (October 2016). Virginia School/University Partnership. Charlottesville, VA.

Integrating Literacy and Math in Early Childhood Classrooms (PreSchool-K). (March 2016). Virginia School/University Partnership. Charlottesville, VA.

Integrating Math and Literacy in the PreK Classroom. (February 2015). Training Event for Region 5 T/TAC, Waynesboro, VA.

Eliciting Conceptual Understanding and Responses Across the Curriculum. (November 2014). Ruckersville Elementary School, Greene County Public Schools, Ruckersville, VA.

Using Literacy Strategies to Gain Deep Mathematical Understanding in Grades PreK-5. (October 2014; October 2013; November 2012). Virginia School/University Partnership. Charlottesville, VA & Roanoke, VA.

Using Literacy Practices to Inform Mathematics Instructional Decisions. (July 2012). Greer Elementary School. Charlottesville, VA.

Writing Across the Curriculum In PreK-2nd Grade. (March 2011). Virginia School University Partnership, Charlottesville, VA.

Early Childhood Math and Literacy

Integrating Literacy and Mathematics, Birth to PreK. (January 2017). Orange County Public Schools. Orange, VA.

Integrating Literacy and Math in Early Childhood Classrooms (PreSchool-K). (March 2016). Virginia School/University Partnership. Charlottesville, VA.

Inclusive Early Childhood Mathematics. (Ongoing professional development throughout 2015-2016). Louisa County Public Schools. Louisa, VA.

Algebraic Thinking in Early Childhood Mathematics. (October 2012). Virginia School/University Partnership.

Writing Across the Curriculum In PreK-2nd Grade. (March 2011). Virginia School University Partnership, Charlottesville, VA.

The Workshop Model

The Workshop Model Across the Curriculum. (Ongoing professional development throughout 2013-2015). Ruckersville Elementary School, Greene County Public Schools, Ruckersville, VA.

Eliciting Conceptual Understanding and Responses Across the Curriculum. (November 2014). Ruckersville Elementary School, Greene County Public Schools, Ruckersville, VA.

Implementing a Mathematics Workshop. (August 2009). Mary Walter Elementary School, Fauquier County Public Schools. Bealeton, VA.

What Is Student-Centered Mathematics? Bridging Middle School and Beyond. (February 2012). Staunton City Schools. Staunton, VA.

High-Leverage Math Content

Number Talks. (Ongoing professional development throughout 2016-2017). Charlottesville City Public Schools. Charlottesville, VA.

Developmentally Appropriate Math Instruction in PreK and Kindergarten. (October 2016). Orange County Public Schools. Orange, VA.

Vertically Significant Mathematical Concepts and Skills. (Ongoing professional development throughout 2015-2016). Burnley-Moran Elementary School, Charlottesville City Public Schools. Charlottesville, VA.

High Cognitive Demand Mathematics Tasks. (October 2015). Peabody School: An independent school for academically-advanced children. Charlottesville, VA.

Applying the NCTM Process Standards: Increasing the Level of Cognitive Demand. (February 2012). Staunton City Schools. Staunton, VA.

Student-Centered Mathematics: Number Strings. (October 2011). Staunton City Schools. Staunton, VA.

Student-Centered Mathematics: Gallery Walks. (September 2011). Staunton City Schools. Staunton, VA.

High-Leverage Literacy Content

Effective Read Alouds. (February 2012). Charlottesville City Schools. Charlottesville, VA

Word Study 101 for Instructional Assistants. (August 2011). Charlottesville City Schools. Charlottesville, VA.

Coach the Coach and the Instructional Assistant

Supporting Developmentally Appropriate Math Instruction in PreK and Kindergarten: For Coaches, Mentors, and Administrators. (October 2016). Orange County Public Schools. Orange, VA.

From Reading to Math: Reading and Mathematics Specialists Collaborating to Coach. (October 2011). Charlottesville City Schools, Charlottesville, VA.

Enhancing Instruction in the Primary Classroom: Professional Development for Instructional Assistants. (August 2015). Charlottesville City Public Schools. Charlottesville, VA.

Word Study 101 for Instructional Assistants. (August 2011). Charlottesville City Schools. Charlottesville, VA.

Effective Bilingual Instructional Practices

Bilingual Mathematics Instruction: Teaching Elementary Math in Spanish. (May 2016). Charlottesville City Schools. Charlottesville, VA.