Fostering Geometric Thinking that Deepens Student Learning

For grades 6-8
July 19-21, Richmond
Learn how to integrate research-based instructional strategies, aligned to support KAS for mathematics, to foster deeper geometric thinking in middle school students.

PIMSER Regional Teacher Partner, Jamie-Marie Miller, will share teacher and student strategies that made the greatest difference with numerous groups of her KY students. You will leave this series with: 

  • a variety of research-based instructional strategies that will foster deeper geometric thinking.
  • deepened understanding of the vertical progression of the KAS Geometry standards from elementary to middle school, which can help to bridge learning gaps necessary for success in high school mathematics.
  • numerous literacy based instructional strategies that will help in vocabulary acquisition necessary to communicate mathematically.
Audience: classroom teachers, math coaches, special education math teachers, and other math educators grades 6-8 who support highly effective math teaching.

18 hours of PD credit

Facilitator: Dr. Jamie-Marie Miller, PIMSER Regional Teacher Partner & EKU Faculty
Jamie-Marie was trained as a Master Teacher through PIMSER's NSF-funded Master Teacher Project. She was a mathematics classroom teacher for 19 years at the middle and high school levels and a math coach for 3 years in Lincoln County. She began teaching full-time at in the Department of Teaching, Learning, and Educational Leadership at Eastern Kentucky University in 2020. Courses taught include: Middle Grades/Secondary Methods and Geometry for Elementary Teachers for undergraduates; and Mathematical Foundations, Assessment/Pedagogy in P-5 and Mathematics Interventions for graduate students. Jamie-Marie was the recipient of the EKU Noel Studio Innovation in Teaching Award 2022. She has been active in the Kentucky Council of Teachers of Mathematics (KCTM) previously serving as Middle School Vice President (2 terms), President, and Past-President. Currently Jamie-Marie is a member of the Association of Math Teacher Educators and serves as Member-At-Large on the Executive Board. Jamie-Marie served on the Educational Professional Standards Board (EPSB) Program Review Committee and a Math Item Review for the Kentucky Department of Education and Pearson.

Cost: $400 per person Early Bird rate through May 31 ($450 after)
A boxed lunch is included each day

You will receive a copy of the book Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics: Developmentally Appropriate Instruction for Grades 6-8 (Volume III) with your registration.

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  • Tuesday, July 19, 2022 to Thursday, July 21, 2022  
  • 9:00 am to 4:00 pm EST

         Sign-in Time: 8:30 am to 9:00 am EST
  • Madison County Library
    Community Room 013
    507 West Main St
    Richmond, KY 40475
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    KDE Professional Learning Bulletin Board
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    Another PIMSER training
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    Registration Fee  
    $ 450.00 $ 450.00
    Subtotal   $ 450.00
    Total  $ 450.00

    Cancellation refund policy: Cancellations will be accepted and refunded in full if made in writing to jessica.eaton@pimser.org at least 5 business days in advance of the event. Refunds will not be issued after this date. Substitutions will be accepted up until the date of the training; email jessica.eaton@pimser.org with attendee name and substitution name and email address.
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