Teaching Practices Workshop
If you have any questions, please contact Christopher Ograin, UCSB Mathematics Project Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Summer Dates: June 26-30, 2023
Follow-Up Dates: Sept. 26, 2023 and Oct. 24, 2023
Time: 8:30am-3:30pm Each Day
Location: Canalino Elementary School, Carpinteria
Registration Fee: $500
Participants may earn a stipend of up to $250.
For an additional fee you may also earn 5 quarter units of course credit through UCSB Professional and Continuing Education.
Participants in this workshop will
- Engage in rigorous mathematical sense-making activities.
- Learn how to transform their classrooms into Thinking Classrooms.
- Practice routines, such as Three-Act Tasks, 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.
- Full participation in the workshop (one full week in June 2023 plus two follow-up days in Fall 2023)
- A commitment to incorporate what is learned into everyday classroom practices
School or District Commitment
- Registration fee of $500 and 2 days of release time Fall 2023
- A commitment to support the teacher in using these teaching practices in the classroom
- 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