Welcome to ESD 105 Mathematics Department
Math Fellows Applications for 2018-20109 Are Now Open
Math Fellows Program is a statewide network of Math Educators and Learners dedicated to developing deeper content knowledge and pedagogy while expanding capacity for student growth through use of data and equitable classroom practices.
Highlights of Fellows Include:
- Becoming a member of a community of math educators-networking opportunities
- Updates of math practices at national, state and local levels
- Expanding learning through book study (Past Titles Include: Principles to Actions and Mathematical Mindsets)
- Opportunities to share work from Fellows back in schools/districts
- Specific strategies to work with English Language Learners and Students with Disabilities
For Further Information contact Dawn Sparks, Regional Math Coordinator at ESD 105
5 Practices for Productive Mathematical Discussions
May 15, 2018~ ESD 105 Ahtanum RoomESD 105 is pleased to offer 5 Practices for Productive Mathematical Discussions for Middle School Math faciliated by High School Math Instructional Specialist Jeff Crawford. Jeff is a master faciliator whose other expertise comes from partnering with Ed Reports, Student Achievement Partners, and Illustrative Mathematics new openly licensed 6th-8th grade math curriculum, Open Up Resources.Creating a classroom where mathematical discourse is the focal point of student learning can be both challenging and rewarding!This one-day workshop will focus on the 5 key practices from NCTM’s 5 Practices for Orchestrating Productive Mathematical Discussions (Smith and Stein). The 5 Practices of Anticipating, Monitoring, Selecting, Sequencing, and Connecting provide an invaluable framework for planning activities to support mathematically productive discussions rooted in student thinking.Fee: $225.00Session ID: 120363
ESD 105 welcomes Graham Fletcher!
3rd-5th August 8, 2018 ~ ESD 105 Ahtanum Room REGISTER HERE
K-2nd August 9, 2018 ~ ESD 105 Ahtanum Room REGISTER HERE
Graham Fletcher has worked in education for over ten years as a classroom teacher, math coach, and currently as a district math specialist. He graduated from the University of Georgia where he earned his specialist degree in Math Education. Graham’s passion for conceptual understanding through problem-based lessons ha led him to present internationally and throughout the United States. He is the author of many elementary 3-act tasks, which can be found at gfletchy.com. It’s in this space and beyond that Graham continues to be an advocate for best practice and a change agent for K-5 mathematics.
ESD 105 Math ServicesMath coordinators at ESD 105 are available to assist districts to improve instruction and increase student achievement in mathematics.Services Include:• Providing timely updates on state and local initiatives• Working with teacher, coaches, and administrators sharing resources and best practices• Offering regional professional developmentOSPI MathematicsThe Mathematics offices at OSPI provide technical assistance for the learning standards and oversee the testing of the standards required by Washington's legislature.