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 2-8. The goal is to provide strategies for engaging students in rigorous mathematical problem solving experiences and investigations.

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Summer Dates: July 29 - August 1, 2024

Follow-Up Dates: TBD (Two Dates in Academic Year 2024-25)

Time: 8:30am-3:30pm Each Day

Location: Rio del Sol School, Oxnard

Registration Fee: $400

Participants in this workshop will
  • Engage in rigorous mathematical sense-making activities.
  • Learn how to use teaching practices for orchestrating productive discourse in the mathematics classroom.
  • Demonstrate the use routines for engaging students in mathematics problem solving activities.
  • Visit classrooms (in follow-up meetings) 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.
Participant Responsibilities
  • Full participation in the workshop (four days in Summer 2024 plus two follow-up days in Academic Year 2024-25)
  • A commitment to incorporate what is learned into everyday classroom practices
School or District Commitment
  • Registration fee of $400 and 2 days of release time Academic Year 2024-25
  • A commitment to support the teacher in using these teaching practices in the classroom
Leadership Team
  • Jeff Linder, Mathematics Specialist, Montecito Union School
  • Abbey Shaw Linder, Mathematics Specialist, Rio School District
  • Kristy Guerrero, Teacher, Canalino School
  • Fawn Nguyen, Math Teaching & Learning Specialist, Amplify Education