Teaching Practices Workshop

UCSB Mathematics Project


If you have any questions, please contact Christopher Ograin, UCSB Mathematics Project Director, at ograin@ucsb.edu or (805) 893-5912.

This workshop is intended for teachers in grades K-8. The goal is to provide strategies for engaging students in rigorous mathematical problem solving experiences and investigations.

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Summer Dates: June 26-30, 2023

Follow-Up Dates: Sept. 26, 2023 and Oct. 24, 2023

Participants in this workshop will
  • Engage in rigorous mathematical sense-making activities.
  • Learn how to transform their classrooms into Thinking Classrooms.
  • Practice routines for engaging students in mathematics problem solving activities.
  • Visit classrooms (in Fall 2023) to observe routines and problem solving activities in practice with students.
  • Engage in conversations about current topics in mathematics education.
  • Be a part of a community of developing and dynamic mathematics teachers.
Leadership Team
  • Jeff Linder, Mathematics Specialist, Montecito Union School District
  • Abbey Shaw Linder, Teacher, Rio del Sol School
  • Kristy Guerrero, Teacher, Canalino School
  • Christopher Ograin, Teaching Professor, UCSB Departments of Mathematics and Education