NAVIGATING MIDDLE MATH:
Insider Solutions for Struggling
Students have a genuine fear and angst upon entering a math classroom. Returning to the classroom after years in administration and curriculum development, I have gained fresh insights implementing strategies that have flipped the switch for struggling learners. These approaches will help you build student confidence and persistence while developing mathematical skills and critical thinking. Discover strategies to accelerate learning to flip the switch for struggling students
You are not alone. You are the Hero. You have Superpowers. Let's put them to work so that you can flip the switch for your struggling learners.
MATH CONTENT - Knowing and understanding the vertical alignment of math enables you to combine concepts and skills to bridge the gap for struggling students
OWNERSHIP - Increasing student ownership to create student buy-in so that they monitor their learning
NOT-YET ATTITUDE - Building a Not-Yet mindset with your students build optimism, tenacity, perseverance, and hope
STRATEGIES - Discovering proven practical strategies that greatly increase student learning and memory retention
TEACHER IMPACT - Impacting students with the secret recipe of teacher influence
ENVIRONMENT - Designing an environment that physically, academically, emotionally and socially supports the whole child
READINESS TO LEARN - Creating a classroom where each and every child is willing to be a risk-taker and desires to be engaged in their learning
Contact me to talk about teacher PD and coaching on your campus or to schedule a workshop now.
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You run from student to student reexplaining the math
You ask if there are any questions, all you hear are crickets until they start on the first problem
Your administrator wants to have a data meeting after a common assessment and asks what you are going to do next
You are juggling meetings, lesson planning, other paperwork, and intervention lessons
Your students have gaps that are not just from COVID
Your students tell you when they enter your room- I am not good at math
Your frustrated from attending PD that does not match your needs
You just want a safe place to bounce ideas around
You would like to get feedback without judgment
Benefits of NAVIGATING MIDDLE MATH
Moving from frustrated to fired-up
Build relationships with hard to reach students
Breakthrough roadblocks to increasing student scores
Help focus on strategies that are evidence-based
Helping to not just catch up, but excel
"Michelle is energetic with great ideas. Her excitement for mathematics was contagious."
- AGC Conference Attendee