Welcome to ESD 105 Mathematics Department

  • Math Fellows Applications for 2018-20109 Are Now Open 

    Click Here for the application link and application information.

    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 Room

     5 Practices
    ESD 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:              $225.00
    Session ID:  120363

     

    ESD 105 welcomes Graham Fletcher!

    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.

    Graham Fletcher Flyer

    ESD 105 Math Services

     
    Math 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 development 
     
    Rational Numbers Workshop Participants
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    OSPI Mathematics
     
    The Mathematics offices at OSPI provide technical assistance for the learning standards and oversee the testing of the standards required by Washington's legislature. 
     

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