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District Hosts Summer Institute for Mathematics

Aug. 12, 2006 – The Education Department's St. Croix District will host its Mathematics Summer Institute for district teachers focusing on year two of the newly adopted mathematics programs. The Institute is scheduled to begin on Friday, Aug. 18, and continue from Monday, Aug. 21 through Thursday, Aug. 24, at the Divi Carina Beach Resort, according to a press release from Education.
Teachers will be expected to attend the training sessions prepared with the following items:
Everyday Math Teachers
Spiral-bound Teacher's Lesson Guide Volume 1, Grade Level Assessment Book.
Kindergarten teachers: Spiral-bound Teacher's Guide to Activities.
High School Teachers
Discovering Algebra Teacher's Manuals.
MathScape Teachers
Complete MathScape Teacher Resource Kit.
All Teachers
2005-2006 Lesson Plans – particularly those for the first two or three units you taught last year.
The focus for the August Institute work will be on planning, pacing, and assessment.
The sessions to be held for each group of education professionals are as follows:
Teachers and Paraprofessionals Date: Friday, Aug. 18
Grades: K-12 (through Discovering Algebra)
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Date: Monday, Aug. 21
Grades: All 4th and 5th and K-3rd not involved in Reading
First training
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Paraprofessionals: Date: Tuesday, Aug. 22
Grades: K-5
Time: 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Math Teacher Leaders Date: Wednesday, Aug. 23
Time: 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Math Teacher Leaders
and MathScape Teachers: Date: Thursday Aug. 24

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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