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    1. 1. SD Math Partnership Project An Overview Marcia Torgrude and Karen Taylor
    2. 2. <ul><li>South Dakota Counts Grant </li></ul><ul><li>A Federal MSP Grant awarded to SD DOE </li></ul><ul><li>SD DOE distributed funds to 7 ESAs and the Sioux Falls School District. </li></ul>
    3. 3. <ul><li>Partners </li></ul><ul><li>SD Department of Education </li></ul><ul><li>CAMSE (Center for the Advancement of Mathematics and Science Education) - BHSU </li></ul><ul><li>TIE </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Awardees – ESA 1 – 7, Sioux Falls </li></ul><ul><li>Sub-Grantees – participating school districts </li></ul><ul><li>External Evaluator – Inverness Research Associates </li></ul>
    4. 4. Goals: <ul><li>To build broad-based expertise and leadership for improving student achievement and conceptual understanding in elementary mathematics. </li></ul><ul><li>To develop a statewide educational community to improve elementary mathematics instruction. </li></ul>
    5. 5. <ul><li>Project Objectives: </li></ul><ul><li>Increase student academic achievement as measured by the state mathematics standards. </li></ul><ul><li>Increase conceptual understanding of elementary mathematics. </li></ul><ul><li>Train and place one Mathematics Specialist in up to 8 different sites in SD. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide training for one Mathematics Teacher Leader for potentially each elementary building in South Dakota. </li></ul><ul><li>Support work in each participating district to train additional K-5 teachers. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide training for building principals to support the work of the Teacher Leaders. </li></ul>
    6. 6. <ul><li>Professional Development and Support: </li></ul><ul><li>Math Specialists </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher Leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Participating Principals </li></ul>
    7. 7. <ul><li>Professional Development For Math Specialists </li></ul><ul><li>Summer Institute (1 week each summer) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Year-One Content: CGI Number Sense and Operations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Year-Two Content: CGI Algebra </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Year-Three Content: CGI Geometry </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Just in Time Training </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Three day workshops focused on CGI (Cognitively Guided Instruction) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Other topics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Best Practices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assessment </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Professional Development for Teacher Leaders <ul><li>Summer Institute (1 week each summer) </li></ul><ul><li>Three workshops during the school year </li></ul><ul><li>On-going coaching provided by the math specialists </li></ul>
    9. 9. Professional Development for Principals <ul><li>Lenses on Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Three – Two Day Workshops over the course of 18 months. </li></ul>
    10. 10. Professional Development for All Teachers <ul><li>In Year-Two, Teacher Leaders, with the help of their math specialists, train all the teachers in their building in Cognitively Guided Instruction. </li></ul>
    11. 11. <ul><li>Math Specialist role: </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate with SDDOE, CAMSE, and TIE to coordinate and deliver professional development components </li></ul><ul><li>Collect data, data analysis, and reporting of data to SDDOE and Inverness </li></ul><ul><li>Attend professional development centered on mathematics content, mathematics pedagogy, student mathematical thinking, and educational leadership. </li></ul><ul><li>Support the work of the teacher leaders. </li></ul>
    12. 12. <ul><li>Math Teacher Leader role: </li></ul><ul><li>Attend professional development centered on mathematics content, mathematics pedagogy, student mathematical thinking, and educational leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Utilize professional development content in mathematics instruction to impact student achievement </li></ul><ul><li>Upon completion of one year of training, provide training for other K-5 teachers in building </li></ul><ul><li>Create a model classroom as one component of the training for other teachers in building </li></ul>
    13. 13. <ul><li>Elementary Principals role: </li></ul><ul><li>Participate in professional development designed to help administrator, as instructional leaders in their schools, to understand and support effective mathematics instruction. </li></ul><ul><li>Support participating staff in the implementation of grant activities. </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate with math specialist and teacher leader to develop implementation plans for their school. </li></ul>
    14. 14. What’s going on in the classroom? <ul><li>Wonderment </li></ul><ul><li>Confidence </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to solve, communicate and defend solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Student answers being valued </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding concepts and applying them in other areas </li></ul><ul><li>Excitement </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Representation of solution strategies </li></ul>
    15. 15. ESA 7 SD Counts Focus – Cognitively Guided Instruction 23 Math Teacher Leaders 20 Principals 13 School Districts
    16. 16. ESA 7 SD Counts <ul><li>Year 2 Math Teacher Leaders: </li></ul><ul><li>Provide Professional Development for teachers in their buildings – train the trainer model </li></ul><ul><li>Small districts – Mini-Foundations during summer </li></ul><ul><li>Large districts – Inservice in district in August </li></ul><ul><li>Shadowed by other teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Model for other teachers </li></ul>
    17. 17. ESA 7 SD Counts <ul><li>Principals: </li></ul><ul><li>Year Two: </li></ul><ul><li>Completed Lenses on Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Observe teacher leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate with teacher leader and math specialist </li></ul><ul><li>Support the professional development provided in the elementary buildings </li></ul>