Professional Development Resources
 TitleDescription
How to Learn MathHow to Learn Math is a free class for learners of all levels of mathematics. There are 6 sessions, the first three are approximately 10 minutes long and the last three approximately 20 mins long.
EDC Implementing the Mathematical Practice StandardsIllustrations of the Standards for Math Practice for use with teachers.
On-Line Professional Development Course, “Essential Understandings of Rational Numbers”This self-paced, on-line professional development course focuses on essential knowledge teachers need to teach rational numbers in grades 3-6.
CCSSO iTunes U CoursesCCSSO has developed several iTunes U courses intended to assist educators in developing a strong understanding of the Common Core and the shifts the standards require to prepare students for college and careers.
Student Achievement Partners (SAP) iTunes U courses(SAP) has developed several iTunes U courses intended to assist educators in developing a strong understanding of the Common Core and the shifts the standards require to prepare students for college and careers.
Guide for Developing Digital Resources to Support Common Core State Standards Student Achievement Partners has compiled a guide for developing digital resources that support Common Core State Standard implementation.
Kansas Learning First AllianceThe Kansas Learning First Alliance (KLFA) is a coalition of educational organizations in Kansas representing school boards, administrators, teachers, teacher educators, parents, the Kansas State Board of Education, and the Kansas State Department of Educa
PD on MathCGCS also released a corresponding 45-minute professional development video on the shifts in the Common Core for mathematics.
NCSM Penny Jar PDThis K-5 module developed by Susan Jo Russell and Deborah Schifter, offers leaders and teachers the opportunity to examine instructional activities that will lay a foundation for mathematical modeling while deepening students’ content knowledge.
Student Achievment Partners Creates a New PD on Math ShiftsDeep Dive into the Math Shifts: A deeper dive into the Math shifts for those familiar with the shifts required by the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics.
CCSSO Math SCASS Fraction Progression PD Introduction

The following documents are to serve as a professional development around the Progressions Documents for the Common Core Math Standards: Progression on Number and Operations—Fractions. The primary objective of the PD is to build content knowledge and understanding of the progressions through examination of a major topic across a number of grade levels informed by research on children’s cognitive development and the structure of mathematics. This was a CCSSO Math SCASS Multi-State DOE Collaboration between:  Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Utah, & Wyoming. The four documents are to be used when delivering the PD to staff.

Contact Information

 

Melissa Fast
Math Standards 6-12
MSP Program 
Consultant
mfast@ksde.org 
785-296-3486 


Sara Schafer 

Math  Assessment K-12
Math Standards K-8
Program Consultant 
sschafer@ksde.org
785-296-1074


  Tierney Kirtdoll
 Administrative Specialist
 tkirtdoll@ksde.org
 785-296-3142
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