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Department of Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics is not able to offer this workshop in June 2021, due to the COVID-19 health crisis. We hope to offer the workshop again in June 2022.


Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics at California State University, Fresno in collaboration with San Joaquin Valley Mathematics Project (SJVMP) and Mathematics and Science Teacher Initiative (MSTI) offers a unique opportunity for elementary, middle and high school teachers to learn how to integrate standards for mathematical practices and common core mathematical standards through embedded lessons with actual students.

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  • Learn the new Mathematics content of the CCSSM through observations and discussions.
  • Collaboratively prepare and field test lessons that incorporate the eight Standards for Mathematical Practices of CCSSM.
  • Observe demonstration classes with highly effective teaching strategies.
  • Intensive learning experience through challenging mathematical and pedagogical tasks in an enjoyable environment.
  • Change the way you think about teaching mathematics.
  • Learn to use dynamic mathematics software to explore concepts.
  • Take back implementation techniques of CCSSM to your own school.
  • Earn a $250 stipend and optional 3 units of Fresno State professional development credit (cost $75/unit).
  • School/District Support: Registration fee $725 (before May 15th), $825 (after May 15th).

Please click here for the program flyer.

To register, please click here.

In addition, if you intend to participate in the 32nd cohort of the SJVMP Leadership Institute please click here.