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Intel® Math The Intel Math Program is a nation-wide contentbased professional development program for K-8 teachers. The 80-hour course has been implemented since 2007 and has reached over 1,400 teachers. For 2010-11, we are in seven states (AZ, CA, IL, MA, NJ, NM, & PA) Course Basics 80 hour professional development course For K-8 mathematics teachers Emphasis on deepening the conceptual understanding of mathematics through exploration, inquiry activities, solution sharing, and homework 90% math content & Co-teaching model 1 mathematician instructor 1 mathematics educator instructor 10% math pedagogy Course Themes Mathematics is problem solving Arithmetic, geometry, & algebra are interconnected There are many ways to solve a problem Intel Math is not… Intel Math is… …remediation …deeply conceptual …make and take activities …for building the foundational knowledge of teachers …only focused on the math a particular teacher teaches …about the coherent whole of K-8 mathematics Evaluation Partnered with WestEd since 2007 Learning Mathematics for Teaching / Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching Tool Intel Math Content Survey Attitude Survey LMT / MKT Findings LMT / MKT Findings con’t •Effect size was small to moderate •Statistically significant, given the sample size IMC Findings IMC Findings con’t •Average teacher score rose 17% •All cohorts showed statistically significant gains What about the Common Core? Currently working on an alignment document to be completed in Spring 2011. Questions? Aubrey Neihaus [email protected] The instructional practices and assessments discussed or shown are not an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Education.