Supporting the Range of Learners

Supporting the Range of Learners in Mathematics Classrooms (X.MTHED-413)




This course features synchronous and asynchronous online work designed to connect educators around the country and world who are dedicated to the learning of all students. The course will provide concrete methods and strategies teachers can use in classrooms to appropriately support and challenge each student. Participants will engage in interesting mathematics every session; leave each class with an idea to try in their classroom; read and analyze current research on supporting diverse learners; research their own students through case work and discussions with colleagues; and have new thought partners invested in students’ success.

Registrations are accepted on a rolling basis until program is full. 

The final registration deadline is January 14, 2018.



The goals of the course are to help participants:

Identify characteristics of math classrooms that support a wide range of learning needs.

Try out instructional strategies that will increase the confidence and achievement levels of all students.

Implement accessible and meaningful mathematics that supports all students’ learning.

Cultivate equal status interactions.

Transform their teaching practice with small, doable adjustments.



Dates: Live sessions are scheduled on the following dates: 1/18, 2/1, 2/15, 3/8, 3/22, 4/5, 4/26, and 5/10.

All live online sessions are scheduled from 6:30 – 8:30 PM ET

Instructor: Polly Wagner

Format: The live sessions are highly interactive using Zoom video conferencing software. Participants are then encouraged to implement new ideas within their own practice and reflect on what they are learning.





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If you have any questions, please contact us at: or 413-538-2063.

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