Math for Meaning™: Story Problems 101 Institute

During this one-day intensive training, participants will be introduced to Lavinia Group’s Math for Meaning™ method with a focus that has helped our partner schools rapidly increase student achievement and confidence in mathematics. In this interactive session, students and leaders in Grades K-5 will learn the important of using context as an inroad for making meaning in mathematics and the powerful teaching moves that bring Story Problems to life in any classroom.

Participants will gain:

  • A clear understanding of Lavinia’s Group’s approach to teaching problem solving and why it is critical to teach mathematics through context
  •  Clear and efficient frameworks for explore the differences between various Story Problems contexts and understanding how these differences impact student learning
  • A deep understanding of how to plan for and implement a Story Problem lesson
  • Sample Story Problems and lesson plans by grade levels K-5

WHEN: May 19, 2022

TIMING: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. EST

WHERE: Zoom Video Conference (This session will take place virtually.)

WHO SHOULD COME:  Teachers and leaders in Grades K-5 who are eager to increase their effectiveness of their Story Problems instruction. Participants will be broken out by grade-band to ensure content is practical and highly relevant.

PRICING: $750 per participant