KCM is proud to partner with the Kentucky Department of Education to offer intermediate educators impactful professional learning experiences (PLEs). For 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade teachers, the KCM, with grant funding from KDE, plans to provide a free four-day PLE. Aligned to research-based teaching practices and KAS, topics will include number, place value, operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division) and early algebraic reasoning.
Identify Big Ideas embedded in elementary Kentucky Academic Standards with a focus on standards in the domains: Operations and Algebraic Thinking, Number and Operations in Base Ten, and Number and Operations - Fractions
Explore tasks, visuals and contexts designed to support student understanding of numbers and number operations
Use instructional strategies to improve critical thinking, problem solving, and classroom discourse
Receive resources such as manipulatives, ready-made activities, books, etc.
Participants should be Kentucky 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade educators. Teachers who work with 6th grade students are welcome, but the content focus will be on intermediate grades. Participants may wish to also attend one of the following PLEs: Explorations in Fractions for Third Grade or Explorations in Fractions for Grades 4 & 5.
**IMPORTANT: This professional learning experience is entirely contingent on the receipt of grant funding. If funding is not received, this opportunity will no longer be available. You will be notified if this should occur.**
Cost (p/person): $0.00
Dates: Days 1-2: Oct. 12 & 13 Days 3-4: Jan. 29 & 30
Registration for this PLE will no longer be available after 11:59pm on August 31, 2017.