Works with individual schools, small groups of schools, and small to medium sized school districts that are implementing Everyday Mathematics (EM), OR utilizing other tools and resources that promote high quality mathematics teaching and learning.
Collaborates primarily with school-level leaders; assists with planning and carrying out coherent programs of teacher development and supports the implementation of high quality classroom teaching and learning.
Identifies and communicates to local leaders, key features and principles of mathematics teaching and learning, common pitfalls in its implementation, and solutions to common problems.
Develops and facilitates local leaders in providing staff development experiences for the teachers in their buildings, including preparing them to chair grade-level meetings, coach and mentor individual teachers, support reluctant teachers, conduct school-level workshops that focus on increasing teachers' mathematical content knowledge and pedagogical understanding, and design and carry out programs of parent education.
Writes and delivers professional development for a wide variety of school districts and grade levels. The majority of professional development will focus on the implementation of Everyday Mathematics, but opportunities will also arise to provide professional development on more general topics related to high quality teaching and learning.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â
Develops programs for primary and secondary school education. Requires a deep understanding of the field of primary and secondary school education.
Conducts research and development of curriculum, models, and best practices in the field of education. Works with school leadership teams to support school planning processes including needs assessments, goal setting, strategic planning, and determining strategies for curriculum selection and professional development. May lead the implementation of professional development workshops and individualized coaching efforts for principals, teachers, and other school staff.
Performs other related work as needed.
Skillfulusing a variety of techniques for teacher education, including case studies, professional readings, mentoring, coaching, lesson study, teaching model lessons and teacher study groups.
Working knowledge implementing Everyday Mathematics.
Understand the principles of adult learning.
Writing ability, including design and draft materials that district leaders can use to conduct workshops and otherwise support EM implementation.
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