In order to teach mathematics in powerful and empowering ways, teachers must first learn mathematics in powerful and empowering ways.

This series of three high quality mathematics content workshops was developed around unifying themes of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) as the centerpiece of the MEC MSP project. The workshops engage teachers across the grades 4 – 20 continuum as learners of mathematics and deepen their mathematics content knowledge for teaching, while modeling and supporting deep shifts in the culture of math classrooms.

The three workshops bring the Standards for Mathematical Practice to life. The workshops are:

These workshops are now being facilitated by teacher leader teams throughout Washington State. Please contact your local Washington State ESD for more information.

If you would like to work with MEC to bring these workshops to your area, please use the link below.

“As teachers, we sometimes forget how hard learning something new can be. Through these workshops, we were able to experience working hard to solve a problem, feeling frustrated at not reaching understanding yet, having our “aha” moments. Learning math differently and more deeply than I did when I went through school has been extremely valuable for me both as a student and as a teacher of mathematics.”

Middle School Teacher, WA