Lake Superior State University is offering K-8 teachers at Bay City Academy, Advanced Technology Academy, Regent Park Scholars, and American International Academy a unique professional learning opportunity. LSSU is providing a three day summer mathematics workshop followed by instructional coaching during the 2014-2015 school year. Schools will see the most benefit if grade level teams attend together. Teachers from participating schools should register and plan to attend the three day workshop called FIM 1.
The Focused Instructional Model Part 1 will give teachers the necessary tools to implement this model into their classroom and assist them with the transition into full implementation of the Common Core State Standards.
- Analyze data
- Use data to identify key concepts (power standards)
- Identify key concepts to cycle
- Understand the value of Progress Monitoring Tests
- Begin creating banks of questions.
Tracey McKenzie earned her teaching degree from Northern Michigan University majoring in both elementary mathematics and English; she attained her Master’s Degree from Michigan State University in Early Childhood. Tracey has worked in a variety of educational settings including preschool, middle school, and alternative education. She has training in the skills of collaboration through both Cognitive Coaching and Adaptive Schools. Her area of expertise is in student-centered data analysis. Through her coaching experience, Tracey believes that collaboration and trust allows educators the opportunity to do what is best for all children.
Dates & Times:
July 21-23, 2014
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Excellence in Education
711 W. Pickard St.
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
(Only open to LSSU
Includes materials and daily continental breakfast and lunch
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SCECHs (formerly SB-CEUs):
Michigan Department of Education – State Continuing Education Clock Hours are available for an additional fee.
Saginaw Valley State University Graduate Credit Hours are available for an additional fee.