2011 NCSM Annual Conference

Strand 2 Sessions

Session information last updated: 3-31-2011

 
Strand 2 Sessions -- Monday, April 11, 2011
 
Strand 2: Developing Coaches / Developing Teachers


104  9:30 AM to
10:30 AM
Marriott Downtown: Marriott Ballroom 6GeneralDeveloping Coaches / Developing Teachers

Mathematics Specialists/Coaches and Relationships: Navigating the Slippery Slopes of Leadership
The Elementary Mathematics Specialists and Teacher Leaders Project (EMS&TL) explores elements of leadership that contribute to your success as a Mathematics Specialist. Session participants will examine leadership issues specialists confront and explore cases, which reflect content and pedagogical needs, adult learning, and effective communication techniques.

 

Lead Speaker: Francis (Skip) Fennell
Co-Presenter: Kay Sammons
Co-Presenter: Jonathan Wray
Co-Presenter: Beth Kobett

105  9:30 AM to
10:30 AM
JW Marriott: 101-102GeneralDeveloping Coaches / Developing Teachers

Using Great Data to Create Greater Success for Teachers and Students
Assessment data gives teachers vibrant information about their students. Once teachers familiarize themselves with the data, they can tailor their instruction and design it to target specific needs, interests, and goals. This session will help teachers decipher the data and lead their students to greater conceptual proficiency.

 

Lead Speaker: John Neral

106  9:30 AM to
10:30 AM
JW Marriott: 203GeneralDeveloping Coaches / Developing Teachers

Coaching Commitments and Skills for Making a Difference in Student Achievement
Gain skills for developing coaches to build teacher leaders that will make a difference with struggling learners. Connect to commitments and collaboration methods for traditional or virtual environments. Transform perspectives of coaches, teachers, students, and parents. Research data shows proven success in low socioeconomic schools. Skills aligned with NCSM's PRIME Leadership Framework.

 

Co-Presenter: Catherine Dobbins
Lead Speaker: Pam Warrick

112  9:30 AM to
10:30 AM
JW Marriott: 204-205Intermediate
(3 - 5)
Developing Coaches / Developing Teachers

Supporting Change Through a Coaching Model
As districts make changes to their mathematics curricula, professional development is vital. A coaching model can provide teachers with the individual and small group support needed to sustain change. Engage in a discussion of the lessons learned from a coach and elementary teachers experiencing this model for the first time.

 

Lead Speaker: Stephanie Martin

118  9:30 AM to
11:30 AM
Marriott Downtown: Marriott Ballroom 4Intermediate
(3 - 5)
Developing Coaches / Developing Teachers

Learning from Analysis of Student Learning
This session shares an experience that provided educators with an opportunity to observe student learning. The educators observed one student, reflecting on that student's learning and also on their own learning, as well as the mathematical goal of the lesson. Student work and videos will be featured.

 

Lead Speaker: Andrea Miller
Co-Presenter: Sam Shaneyfelt

122  10:45 AM to
11:45 AM
Marriott Downtown: Marriott Ballroom 6GeneralDeveloping Coaches / Developing Teachers

Moving Beyond Typical Professional Development That Doesn't Work and Toward Effective Teacher Development (ETD) That Can Make a Real Difference
This session will begin with what we know and what research now confirms: Typical professional development has very little impact on teacher knowledge, teacher behavior, or student achievement. We'll look at why and use this as the basis for an example-laden exploration of the elements of Effective Teacher Development.

 

Lead Speaker: Steven Leinwand

124  10:45 AM to
11:45 AM
Marriott Downtown: Marriott Ballroom 10GeneralDeveloping Coaches / Developing Teachers

Lessons Learned from Lesson Study: One School's Experience in Strengthening Teachers' Collaborative Learning and Instructional Leadership
Professional development can support teachers' changing beliefs and practices about how to reach all students. This workshop shares documentary videotapes that describe and illustrate the evolutions that resulted from five teachers' participation in a lesson study project supported by the U.S. Department of Education and Mills College.

 

Lead Speaker: Anne Nesbitt
Co-Presenter: Nancy Kovacic

125  10:45 AM to
11:45 AM
Marriott Downtown: Austin/BostonGeneralDeveloping Coaches / Developing Teachers

A Framework of Understanding the Mediating Role of District Leaders as They Support Teachers During the Teacher/Curricular Interaction
Using data from observations and interviews with two teachers and a district mathematics leader, we will share the impact of the district leader's influence on the teachers' curricular interactions as she supported them during the implementation of standards-based curriculum material, in order to achieve a productive end.

 

Lead Speaker: Mary Gichobi
Co-Presenter: Comfort Akwaji-Anderson

135  12:15 PM to
1:15 PM
Marriott Downtown: Marriott Ballroom 10GeneralDeveloping Coaches / Developing Teachers

Tapping Teachers' Strengths to Develop the Mathematical Strengths in Each Child
High-level cognitive tasks, student-centered discussions, concept mastery, and effective group work — all mathematics classrooms need these elements if all students are to succeed, yet some teachers struggle to implement them. Learn how to identify teachers' strengths and then differentiate your coaching moves to motivate all teachers to embrace classroom change.

 

Lead Speaker: Jane Kise

141  12:15 PM to
1:15 PM
Marriott Downtown: Marriott Ballroom 7Middle
(6 - 8)
Developing Coaches / Developing Teachers

Developing Mathematics Professional Development Sessions: Planning Conversations and Instructional Decisions That Lead to Improved Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching (MKT) in District Leaders
How do you develop Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching (MKT) in mathematics leaders? Engage in an algebraic content session used with district mathematics leaders to deepen their understanding of Proportional Reasoning. Learn about the planning discussions and instructional decisions that developed the mathematics in this big idea.

 

Lead Speaker: Beth Schefelker
Co-Presenter: Melissa Hedges
Co-Presenter: Connie Laughlin

145  12:30 PM to
2:30 PM
JW Marriott: 103GeneralDeveloping Coaches / Developing Teachers

Tracking Student Thinking Toward Student Success
In previous NCSM presentations, we introduced participants to Gillan's Problems Without Figures. In this session, we will examine student responses to additional problems, and report on results of a study comparing student performance across schools before and after practice with these types of problems, to determine impact on student thinking.

 

Lead Speaker: Patsy Wang-Iverson
Co-Presenter: Richard Askey
Co-Presenter: Marian Palumbo
Co-Presenter: Dustin Acres

146  12:30 PM to
2:30 PM
JW Marriott: 104Intermediate
(3 - 5)
Developing Coaches / Developing Teachers

Mathematics Coaches Leading Professional Learning Communities (PLCs)—Key Ingredients to Developing Mathematical Understanding
The Thinking Through a Lesson Protocol, developed by Dr. Margaret Smith and others at the University of Pittsburgh, engages educators to think deeply about lessons and how students learn mathematics. By anticipating, monitoring, selecting, sequencing, and connecting student work, teachers develop and deepen students' understanding of key mathematical ideas.

 

Lead Speaker: Michael Fierle
Co-Presenter: Corinne Murawski

150  1:30 PM to
2:30 PM
Marriott Downtown: Marriott Ballroom 1GeneralDeveloping Coaches / Developing Teachers

A Panel of NCSM Past Presidents Presents Potential Solutions to Perplexing Problems: Leading with No Money; Educating Unsupportive Bosses; Motivating Reluctant Teachers
Be enlightened by the epic eruption of energetic exchange on problems which confront most mathematics leaders. The three topics listed will be examined by the exceptional, eager, ever-knowledgeable, and empathic panel of esteemed past presidents. Emerge with earnest practical solutions to empower leaders to enhance mathematics education.

 

Lead Speaker: Larry Bradsby
Co-Presenter: Carole Greenes
Co-Presenter: Linda Gojak
Co-Presenter: Steven Leinwand

151  1:30 PM to
2:30 PM
Marriott Downtown: Austin/BostonGeneralDeveloping Coaches / Developing Teachers

Thriving, Not Just Surviving: Nurturing Mathematical Leadership in Elementary Classroom Teachers
Often, classroom teachers feel they must leave the classroom in order to grow professionally. The big losers are their students. This session will address ways in which mathematics leaders can energize teachers who wish to enhance their professional status, but who choose to remain in the classroom.

 

Lead Speaker: Dinah Chancellor
Co-Presenter: Janie Schielack

162  2:45 PM to
3:45 PM
Marriott Downtown: Marriott Ballroom 7GeneralDeveloping Coaches / Developing Teachers

Productive Teacher Talk—How Does a Mathematics Coach Get It Generated?
Mathematics coaches and other instructional leaders will acquire the knowledge of how Southwestern Pennsylvania mathematics coaches structure sessions to engage educators in "high-level talk," talk specifically geared to improving the mathematics learning of all students. Activities that have been incorporated over a 5–6 month period will be experienced.

 

Lead Speaker: Sam Shaneyfelt

164  2:45 PM to
3:45 PM
JW Marriott: 203Intermediate
(3 - 5)
Developing Coaches / Developing Teachers

Research in Mathematics Instructional Coaching
This session describes initial results from a research study investigating knowledge that contributes to successful coaching in two domains: coaching knowledge and mathematics content knowledge. The project is examining the influence of these knowledge domains by investigating correlations between assessments of coach and teacher knowledge and practice in each domain.

 

Lead Speaker: David Yopp
Co-Presenter: Elizabeth Burroughs
Co-Presenter: John Sutton

172  3:00 PM to
5:00 PM
JW Marriott: 104GeneralDeveloping Coaches / Developing Teachers

Tracking a Course with Professional Learning: Coaching to Promote Mathematics Leaders
Why is coaching an emerging professional development strategy? What are characteristics of exemplary coaching initiatives? Examine data regarding the relationship between school-based coaching and student achievement, and lessons learned from six years of action research. Join us to explore coaching as transformative professional learning for mathematics education leaders.

 

Lead Speaker: Debra Wallace
Co-Presenter: Susie Teague

176  3:00 PM to
5:00 PM
JW Marriott: 103Intermediate
(3 - 5)
Developing Coaches / Developing Teachers

Analyzing Addition and Subtraction Strategies: Helping Teachers Help Students to Make Connections Across Multiple Representations and to Explain Their Reasoning
This interactive session will be based on print and video cases that will examine the mathematical ideas that underlie common strategies for adding and subtracting multi-digit numbers. Examining different ways students might represent and express their thinking, as well as teacher moves which support such reasoning will also be included.

 

Lead Speaker: Virginia Bastable
Co-Presenter: Deborah Schifter

182  4:00 PM to
5:00 PM
Marriott Downtown: Marriott Ballroom 1Intermediate
(3 - 5)
Developing Coaches / Developing Teachers

Analyzing Student Work: A Powerful Professional Learning Experience
How does analyzing student work strengthen teacher content knowledge and promote high-quality mathematics instruction? Explore a professional development model that incorporates a multifaceted approach in developing understanding of key mathematics ideas. Discover strategies to focus coaching sessions on analyzing student misconceptions and exploring alternative instructional practices to deepen mathematical knowledge.

 

Lead Speaker: Ann Marie Spinelli
Co-Presenter: Debbie Vitale

 
Strand 2 Sessions -- Tuesday, April 12, 2011
 
Strand 2: Developing Coaches / Developing Teachers


203  8:45 AM to
9:45 AM
JW Marriott: 203GeneralDeveloping Coaches / Developing Teachers

Confronting the Challenges of Working with Low-Performing Schools: Some Strategies to Get Started
"Doom and gloom" hang over everyone's head in a low-performing school. It permeates all discussions and significantly hampers attempts to improve. We will share some strategies that have helped our eight schools break through this culture and begin to create possibilities. The audience is encouraged to share successful strategies.

 

Lead Speaker: Judith Fonzi
Co-Presenter: Cynthia Callard
Co-Presenter: Stephanie Martin

204  8:45 AM to
9:45 AM
Marriott Downtown: Austin/BostonGeneralDeveloping Coaches / Developing Teachers

Fostering Secondary Teacher Leadership Through Multiple Venues
Participants will learn about a program designed to develop teacher leaders at the secondary level. Teachers in the program are working on advanced mathematics education degrees and attending leadership workshops designed to help them mentor and coach preservice and inservice teachers in inquiry-based mathematics teaching.

 

Lead Speaker: Marilyn Strutchens, AMTE President

207  8:45 AM to
9:45 AM
JW Marriott: White River Ballroom JMiddle
(6 - 8)
Developing Coaches / Developing Teachers

Students Held Accountable Through Discourse and Performance: Listen and Learn
Are we teaching our students to fish, or merely giving them fish every day? Participate in a lesson study simulation and summarize over 100 bell-to-bell classroom observations. Success rests on our students' ability to actively learn and be held accountable for their knowledge. You will personally experience how this can be accomplished.

 

Lead Speaker: Robyn Silbey

213  8:45 AM to
10:15 AM
JW Marriott: White River Ballroom DGeneralDeveloping Coaches / Developing Teachers

Coaching Mathematics Teachers to Use Research-Informed Best Practices to Ensure Success for All Students in Mathematics
How do we coach teachers to help all students be successful? Examine a mathematics coaching model which has helped an Algebra I team lower their failure rate by establishing a Professional Learning Community, training teachers on "best practices," and leading teachers to perform their own peer observations.

 

Lead Speaker: Lisa Miller

214  8:45 AM to
10:15 AM
JW Marriott: 104Secondary
(9 - 12)
Developing Coaches / Developing Teachers

Addressing the Perfect Storm: Professional Development for Secondary Teachers Focused on Reasoning and Sense Making
NCTM and the Common Core State Standards create a new vision for secondary mathematics. How do we support teachers as they rethink mathematics and how it is taught? We will discuss professional development that enhances teacher knowledge of mathematics for teaching, sharpens their focus on student thinking, and develops new pedagogical strategies.

 

Lead Speaker: Barbara Kuehl
Co-Presenter: Scott Hendrickson
Co-Presenter: Joleigh Honey
Co-Presenter: Janet Sutorius

221  10:00 AM to
11:00 AM
JW Marriott: White River Ballroom AGeneralDeveloping Coaches / Developing Teachers

First Things First: Prioritizing Place Value in Professional Development for K–4 Mathematics Teachers
Join us as we explore the critical role place value plays in teaching and learning number and operations concepts. This trainer-of-trainers session will focus on professional development strategies and content to help teachers make the connections between their practices and student learning. Each participant will receive a ready-to-use workshop.

 

Lead Speaker: Kimberly Rimbey

224  10:00 AM to
11:00 AM
JW Marriott: 203Intermediate
(3 - 5)
Developing Coaches / Developing Teachers

Teaching Mathematics in Depth Using the NCTM Curriculum Focal Points
What does it mean to teach mathematics in depth? How does the practice look to an elementary school teacher, and how can coaches make this instruction more transparent? Research from classrooms in a state that uses the NCTM Curriculum Focal Points as the structure for its mathematics standards will be presented.

 

Lead Speaker: Joanne LaFramenta

230  10:45 AM to
12:15 PM
JW Marriott: 104GeneralDeveloping Coaches / Developing Teachers

Moving Beyond Our Initial Vision of Coaching
What do you do when your established coaching program stalls? This session will discuss how one district used a "coach the coach" model to jump start its stalled program. We'll explore one coach's growth in using coaching moves, and its impact on classroom teachers' instructional practice.

 

Lead Speaker: Linda Fitte
Co-Presenter: Suzie Spedden
Co-Presenter: Teresa Hughs
Co-Presenter: Jon Hanbury

231  10:45 AM to
12:15 PM
JW Marriott: 201-202GeneralDeveloping Coaches / Developing Teachers

Developing Teachers to Be Learning Professionals
How do teachers lead the way to student learning? Join the principal investigator and project staff to explore lessons learned about developing teacher leadership. Drawing from the final report (Fall 2010) of Southwest Pennsylvania Math and Science Partnership's seven years, explore the characteristics of individuals and districts that experienced progress.

 

Lead Speaker: Nancy Bunt
Co-Presenter: Michael Fierle
Co-Presenter: Andrea Miller
Co-Presenter: Sam Shaneyfelt

240  11:15 AM to
12:15 PM
JW Marriott: White River Ballroom JIntermediate
(3 - 5)
Developing Coaches / Developing Teachers

Common Core State Standards—Supporting Instruction
Standards identify for educators what students need to learn. This session supports supervisors in helping teachers implement standards by addressing these three questions—What mathematics is embedded in the standard? What do I need to understand and plan to do to teach this standard? How will I know what students learned?

 

Lead Speaker: Marji Freeman
Co-Presenter: Carolyn Felux

248  2:45 PM to
3:45 PM
JW Marriott: White River Ballroom GGeneralDeveloping Coaches / Developing Teachers

Teachers, Teacher Leaders, and Administrators Share Their Stories of Participation in a National Science Foundation Math and Science Partnership Project to Deepen Mathematics Content Knowledge
Based on participation in an National Science Foundation (NSF) Math and Science Partnership (MSP) Project, teachers, teacher leaders, and administrators wrote stories about their personal journeys in the classroom and as leaders. What impacted them? What challenged them? We will share some of these stories and reflect on what we can learn from them.

 

Lead Speaker: Cynthia Callard
Co-Presenter: Judi Fonzi

251  2:45 PM to
3:45 PM
JW Marriott: 101-102GeneralDeveloping Coaches / Developing Teachers

How do University Mathematics Educators, Teachers, and Leaders Create a Partnership for Changing Teaching Practices for Increasing Student Learning?
Our partnership between university mathematics educators, leaders, and teachers in a school district is grounded in research and practical wisdom using an inquiry process, protocols, and feedback cycles to study, refine, and build generative knowledge to implement effective mathematics teaching and learning practices.

 

Lead Speaker: Cathy J Kinzer
Co-Presenter: Janice Bradley

258  2:45 PM to
4:15 PM
JW Marriott: 201-202GeneralDeveloping Coaches / Developing Teachers

Overcoming Resistance to Change: On Track for Equity
Overcoming resistance to change is a major factor in forging effective mathematics programs, yet it is rarely discussed. Mathematics coaches and leaders often feel their efforts at improving instruction are being blocked or thwarted. This session provides insights on resistance and strategies that transform classrooms so that all students are successful.

 

Lead Speaker: Ted Hull
Co-Presenter: Don Balka
Co-Presenter: Ruth Harbin Miles

259  2:45 PM to
4:15 PM
JW Marriott: White River Ballroom B-CGeneralDeveloping Coaches / Developing Teachers

Ten Key Ideas for Designing High Quality Professional Development
Good professional development design is critical to achieving the goal of deepening teacher content knowledge, and both empirical research and insights of practitioners inform what good design entails. Ten key ideas are presented, dissected, debated, and applied toward the goal of designing the highest quality professional development.

 

Lead Speaker: Barbara Miller

260  2:45 PM to
4:15 PM
JW Marriott: 103GeneralDeveloping Coaches / Developing Teachers

Leading with Passion: Still No Compromise!... Four Years Later
What does passion for mathematics education look like? Four years ago we began this journey to "recharge the batteries" of site-based mathematics leaders so that they might have a greater impact on the teachers they work with daily. Join us in this discussion of lessons learned and plans for the future.

 

Lead Speaker: John Staley
Co-Presenter: Maria Everett
Co-Presenter: Leslie Johnson

261  2:45 PM to
4:15 PM
JW Marriott: 104GeneralDeveloping Coaches / Developing Teachers

Professional Learning Communities: PLC + You = Continuous Commitment to Student Learning
Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) can be an effective way to examine personal views about mathematics teaching and learning. In this safe environment, participants will explore two separate PLCs and discuss strengths and weakness of each. Finally, based on this experience, participants will compose their own outline.

 

Lead Speaker: Meghan Hearn


262  2:45 PM to
4:15 PM
JW Marriott: White River Ballroom DSecondary
(9 - 12)
Developing Coaches / Developing Teachers

Enhancing the Reasoning-and-Proving Content of Textbook Tasks: A Site for Teacher Professional Development
Reasoning-and-proving is a critical topic in secondary mathematics, yet recent analyses show that most textbooks provide few strong reasoning-and-proving tasks. This session presents strategies that can be used to modify textbook tasks to increase the reasoning-and-proving potential, compare modified tasks, and discuss how these strategies can be used in professional development.

 

Lead Speaker: Michael Steele
Co-Presenter: Fran Arbaugh
Co-Presenter: Justin Boyle

 
Strand 2 Sessions -- Wednesday, April 13, 2011
 
Strand 2: Developing Coaches / Developing Teachers


304  8:45 AM to
9:45 AM
Marriott Downtown: Marriott Ballroom 7GeneralDeveloping Coaches / Developing Teachers

Taking Coaching to the Systemic Level
Learn how coaches create a cascading effect on practice by cultivating the capacity of teacher leaders, developing lab site classrooms, focusing the lens of principals on evidence of student and adult learning, and increasing the understanding of truly effective instruction. Video clips will be used and handouts will be provided.

 

Lead Speaker: Susan Birnie
Co-Presenter: Lucy West

306  8:45 AM to
9:45 AM
Marriott Downtown: Marriott Ballroom 8-9Intermediate
(3 - 5)
Developing Coaches / Developing Teachers

Developing Teaching Expertise @ Mathematics: Practice-Based Professional Development for Practicing Elementary Mathematics Teachers
Presenters share a distinctive form of web-based professional development materials for elementary mathematics teachers and intending mathematics specialists that integrate core elements of professional learning, and that ground learning opportunities in teaching practice. Session participants explore these core elements and discuss the challenges involved in facilitating practice-based professional development.

 

Lead Speaker: Meghan Shaughnessy
Co-Presenter: Kara Suzuka
Co-Presenter: Judith Jacobs

308  8:45 AM to
9:45 AM
JW Marriott: 203Secondary
(9 - 12)
Developing Coaches / Developing Teachers

Transforming Teacher Culture and Practice by Coupling Content Workshops, Lesson Study, and Regular Team Meetings
This presentation provides an early report on the progress of a university-school partnership designed to help teachers at three Chicago high schools change mathematics instruction to meet students' needs. By using lesson study and regular team meetings to reinforce content-focused professional development, the project supports transformation of the professional culture at each school.

 

Lead Speaker: Thomas McDougal
Co-Presenter: Carol Caref
Co-Presenter: Lydia Clark

314  8:45 AM to
10:15 AM
JW Marriott: 103GeneralDeveloping Coaches / Developing Teachers

The Intel Math Program and K–8 Teacher Content Knowledge in Mathematics
Intel Math is an 80-hour professional development program for K–8 teachers in mathematics. The course is based in problem solving, and focuses on the main themes of the K–8 curriculum. We will discuss the program, its strategy, and the evaluation reports from the past three years.

 

Lead Speaker: Aubrey Neihaus

319  10:00 AM to
11:00 AM
Marriott Downtown: Marriott Ballroom 8-9GeneralDeveloping Coaches / Developing Teachers

Three Voices, One Purpose: Principals, Coaches, and Teachers United in Mathematics Success
When the mathematical thoughts and voices of teachers, coaches, and leaders work in concert with each other, children will excel in mathematics. This session will take its participants along a journey that an underperforming school traveled to reach a 10-year sustainable level of excellence in mathematics.

 

Lead Speaker: Marco Ramirez
Co-Presenter: Christine Confer

321  10:00 AM to
11:00 AM
Marriott Downtown: Marriott Ballroom 10GeneralDeveloping Coaches / Developing Teachers

Activating the Common Core State Standards for Mathematical Practice Through NCSM's Professional Development Model That Incorporates the Inside Mathematics Website Materials
NCSM, in collaboration with the Noyce Foundation-sponsored Inside Mathematics website, has developed a series of PowerPoint presentations showing how the Standards for Mathematical Practice can be implemented at various grade levels. Participants will have a hands-on experience that will include high cognitive tasks, re-engagement with the tasks, and a discussion of task implementation.

 

Co-Presenter: Valerie Mills
Lead Speaker: Sara Munshin

323  10:00 AM to
11:00 AM
Marriott Downtown: Marriott Ballroom 7Intermediate
(3 - 5)
Developing Coaches / Developing Teachers

Developing Co-Teaching Models to Link the Practices of Special and General Educators
Interactions between special and general educators are rare and often difficult. To help foster collaboration, Aurora Public Schools developed a model of professional development that joined regular and special educators. Members of this collaborative used a co-planning/co-teaching model of professional development to challenge and transform each other's beliefs and practices.

 

Lead Speaker: Cherie Echols
Co-Presenter: Jo Cunningham
Co-Presenter: Antonia Cameron

328  10:45 AM to
12:15 PM
JW Marriott: 104GeneralDeveloping Coaches / Developing Teachers

Using NCTM's Freely Available Reflection Guides to Provide Professional Development to Mathematics Learning Communities
Reflection Guides for NCTM journals provide teacher leaders and coaches with a rich resource for professional development. A motivating article from Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, "Using Students' Work as a Lens on Algebraic Thinking," by Driscoll and Moyer, will be the focus to model a professional development session for teachers.

 

Lead Speaker: Monique Lynch

329  10:45 AM to
12:15 PM
Marriott Downtown: Marriott Ballroom 2-3GeneralDeveloping Coaches / Developing Teachers

Assessing the Effect of Coaching: Using Video Journals to Document Coach and Teacher Growth over Time
What evidence is there that coaching actually impacts and changes teacher practice? In this session, we will use video journals to document coach and teacher growth over time, share tools developed to document that growth, and provide artifacts of student learning directly impacted by changes in practice.

 

Lead Speaker: Antonia Cameron
Co-Presenter: Stephanie Slabic
Co-Presenter: Naomi Berkowitz
Co-Presenter: Danielle Iacoviello

334  11:15 AM to
12:15 PM
Marriott Downtown: Marriott Ballroom 6GeneralDeveloping Coaches / Developing Teachers

Addressing Difficult Issues in Coaching Conversations
How might a coach confront critical issues with teachers in ways that open possibilities and avoid shutting down conversations? This interactive session will address problematic moments in coaching, using case studies, role plays, video clips, and examples of coaching moves that differentiate for teacher sensitivities and belief systems.

 

Lead Speaker: Lucy West
Co-Presenter: Jane Kise

335  11:15 AM to
12:15 PM
Marriott Downtown: Marriott Ballroom 10GeneralDeveloping Coaches / Developing Teachers

How to Achieve the Vision of the NCSM PRIME Teaching and Learning Principle: From Words to Actions
This workshop will present how lesson study is used with mathematics teachers to implement the NCSM PRIME Indicators for Teaching and Learning in order to bring rigor, meaning, and relevance to the teacher planning and student learning experience. The session will include sample lessons and participant interaction.

 

Lead Speaker: Gwen Zimmermann
Co-Presenter: Darshan Jain

336  11:15 AM to
12:15 PM
JW Marriott: 204-205GeneralDeveloping Coaches / Developing Teachers

Developing and Supporting Consumers of Coaching: Expectations and Responsibilities
Coaching is a collaborative process that is done with teachers, not to teachers, to increase teacher effectiveness and student achievement. Learn what you as a mathematics leader can do to develop and support teachers as good consumers of coaching by understanding the expectations and responsibilities for coaches and teachers.

 

Lead Speaker: John Sutton
Co-Presenter: Elizabeth Burroughs
Co-Presenter: Clare Heidema
Co-Presenter: Arlene Mitchell

337  11:15 AM to
12:15 PM
Marriott Downtown: Marriott Ballroom 1GeneralDeveloping Coaches / Developing Teachers

Supporting Curricular Reasoning as a Way of Developing Effective Teachers
Curricular reasoning includes the thinking processes teachers engage in when working with curriculum to plan, implement, and reflect on instruction. Our work with teachers generated approaches for school leaders to use in supporting teachers' curricular reasoning development. Participants will also share their ideas about helping teachers effectively use curriculum materials.

 

Lead Speaker: Kay Wohlhuter
Co-Presenter: Amy Roth McDuffie
Co-Presenter: Lynn Breyfogle

340  11:15 AM to
12:15 PM
Marriott Downtown: Marriott Ballroom 8-9Intermediate
(3 - 5)
Developing Coaches / Developing Teachers

Transforming Teaching: Examples That Support Taking Teachers from Dissonance to Depth
Teaching for depth is widely supported in the Common Core State Standards. However, what it means to teach for depth is elusive. Explore authentic, classroom-tested examples that contrast common teaching practices with practices that cultivate deep conceptual understanding creating disequilibrium that leads to necessary changes for teachers to teach for depth.

 

Lead Speaker: Juli Dixon

342  11:15 AM to
12:15 PM
JW Marriott: 101-102Middle
(6 - 8)
Developing Coaches / Developing Teachers

Developing Leadership in Our Mathematics Community: Identifying and Supporting Teacher Leaders
Examine a model of professional development from the Math Forum @ Drexel that provides opportunities for teachers to build their understanding of mathematical concepts, explore ways to create similar experiences for students, and learn more about resources and support, enabling them to become and thrive as leaders in this community.

 

Lead Speaker: Suzanne Alejandre
Co-Presenter: Ashley Miller