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W233 N2080 Ridgeview Parkway, Suite 100 Waukesha WI 53188 262-347-2212 Brookhill Institute of Mathematics Focus Areas Higher Education and Teacher Preparation Elementary Mathematics Specialists Mathematical Associations Professional Development Brookhill Institute of Mathematics Institutes of Higher Education and Teacher Preparation 3 Brookhill Institute of Mathematics Wisconsin Higher Education Conference March 2012 33 Colleges and Universities Certify Teachers in Wisconsin All Mathematics Departments and Schools of Education Invited 25 Participated Keynotes: Hung Hsi–Wu and Bill Schmidt – Teaching Teachers in the Era of the CCSSM and International Comparisons Brookhill Institute of Mathematics Louisiana State University Worked with LSU, Scott Baldridge, on a LaSIP Initiative • Singapore Math Implementation Project • Baker City Schools Brookhill Institute of Mathematics University of Wisconsin-Madison Brookhill Foundation Scholarship Award • New minor for Elementary Education Majors • Dual Mathematics and Science Brookhill Institute of Mathematics NCTQ • 2008 - No Common Denominator The Preparation of Elementary Teachers in Mathematics by America’s Education Schools • website work linking Parker/Baldridge and Beckmann text resources for pre-service programs Brookhill Institute of Mathematics Mathematical Associations 8 Brookhill Institute of Mathematics CBMS • 2008 Forum on the Report of the National Mathematics Panel (NMAP) • 2009 Forum on the Content and Assessment of School Mathematics • 2010 Forum on Content-Based Professional Development for Teachers of Mathematics • 2011 Forum on Teaching Teachers in the Era of the Common Core • 2012 MET II • 2014 Forum on The First Two Years of College Math: Building Student Success Brookhill Institute of Mathematics MATHCOUNTS • 25th Anniversary - Club Program • Question Writing Committee – travel, lodging, and meals Check out Desmos.com created by a MATHCOUNTS alumni Brookhill Institute of Mathematics Achieve, Inc. • Wisconsin was an American Diploma Project State (ADP) • American Diploma Project Algebra II End-Of-Course Exam 2008 Annual Report • Various briefs comparing CCSSM to state, national, and international benchmarks Brookhill Institute of Mathematics Fordham Institute • Stars By Which to Navigate? Scanning National and International Education Standards in 2009 (PISA, NAEP, TIMMS) • The State of State Standards - and the Common Core - in 2010 • Common Core in the Schools: A First Look at Mathematics Instruction - current Brookhill Institute of Mathematics NCSM • 2010 - convened a task force representing ASSM, AMTE, NCTM, and NCSM supporting the implementation of the CCSSM Brookhill Institute of Mathematics AMS • American Mathematical Society Epsilon Fund for Young Scholars Brookhill Institute of Mathematics Curriculum Alignment Project University of Louisville, 2010 Led by Bill Bush Curriculum Materials Analysis Tools 1. Mathematics Content Alignment 2. Standards for Mathematical Practices Alignment 3. Overarching Considerations Brookhill Institute of Mathematics CCSSM Progression Documents • University of Arizona – Institute of Mathematics & Education (IM&E) • 2010 • http://ime.math.arizona.edu/progressions/ Brookhill Institute of Mathematics Mathematics Specialists 17 Brookhill Institute of Mathematics ems & tl McDaniel College • Since 2009 • National Clearinghouse ems&tl Elementary Mathematics Specialists and Teacher Leaders Project Francis (Skip) Fennell www.mathspecialists.org Brookhill Institute of Mathematics Brookhill Institute of Mathematics AMTE • 2010 - Standards for Elementary Mathematics Specialists: A Reference for Teachers Credentialing and Degree Programs • 2010 - AMTE led the development of the first joint position statement between NCSM, NCTM, AMTE, and ASSM: The Role of Elementary Mathematics Specialists in the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics. • 2010 & 2011 AMTE EMS States Conferences Maggie McGatha (University of Louisville) Nicole Rigelman (Portland State University) Only 9 states had some type of certification • 2013 STaR Fellows Brookhill Institute of Mathematics Specialist Certification States 2010 States Added States In Process States Arizona California Georgia Michigan Ohio South Dakota Texas Utah Virginia Arkansas Idaho Kentucky Louisiana Maryland Missouri Montana New Hampshire North Carolina Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island Alabama Alaska Colorado Illinois Indiana New York Washington West Virginia Brookhill Institute of Mathematics Professional Development 22 Brookhill Institute of Mathematics The Wisconsin Statewide Mathematics Initiative (WSMI) www.wsmi.net Brookhill Institute of Mathematics Brookhill Institute of Mathematics Wisconsin Statewide Mathematics Initiative • Goal of WSMI – Establish a sustainable, statewide effort for high quality mathematics education and learning in Wisconsin. • Main Objectives – To deepen mathematical content knowledge. – To develop leadership capacity. 25 Brookhill Institute of Mathematics Framework of Institutes Logistics • Summer • One week • Hosted at a school • Breakfast and lunch provided • Includes all course materials Design • District team • Team Leader • Four grade bands • 30 hours plus district team planning time • District Action Plan • Administrator Day 26 Brookhill Institute of Mathematics Framework of Modules • Focus on one domain/conceptual category • 10 three hour sessions • All sessions: examine standards, engage in math task(s), deepen understanding of standards, written reflection time, and study Progression Documents. • Tenth session: synthesize and reflect on the week’s learning in order to incorporate the standards into teachers’ own classrooms. 27 Brookhill Institute of Mathematics Module Content • • • • • • • • • K-2: K-2: 3-5: 3-5: 6-8: 6-8: 6-8: 8-12: 8-12: Operations & Algebraic Thinking Number and Operations in Base Ten Operations & Algebraic Thinking Number & Operations Fractions Ratios and Proportional Relationships Expressions and Equations Statistics Modeling with Statistics & Probability Algebra and Functions with Modeling 28 Brookhill Institute of Mathematics Graduate Credit All courses have been approved for two or three graduate credits through the University of WisconsinMilwaukee. Brookhill Institute of Mathematics WSMI Reach 1,637 Teachers 689 Schools 225 Administrators 139 Districts 42 Facilitators 16 Institutes 10 Writers 9 Courses 5 Editors 5 Pilot Coach Reviewers Brookhill Institute of Mathematics Future WSMI Projects • • • • • Online course with DPI and WMC Team Leader Meeting New and revised modules Present at regional and national conferences Summer 2015 institutes – June 22-26 – July 13-17 – July 27-31 31 Brookhill Institute of Mathematics Institute Advisors Dr. Richard Askey Dr. William McCallum Dr. Francis (Skip) Fennell Dr. Denise Spangler Dr. Maggie McGatha Brookhill Institute of Mathematics Thank you. Your encouragement, advice, expertise, assistance, constructive critique, and/or help with the work of the Brookhill Institute of Mathematics is welcomed and will be appreciated. Kathy Stumpf, President Kathy.stumpf@brookhillmath.org Brookhill Institute of Mathematics