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Mathematics Instruction Services

Teachers 21 provides customized professional development for schools and districts dealing with all aspects of mathematics instruction in PreK-12 classrooms. Our mathematics work with schools focuses on how educators can increase achievement and engagement in both content and practice standards for all students. Our work with educators is designed to:

  1. Deepen administrators', coaches' and teachers' knowledge base of how to teach mathematics grounded in current research
  2. Support sustainable change among teachers, mathematics coaches, and administrators
  3. Promote embedded learning opportunities for professionals tailored to the strengths and needs of individual educators, schools and districts
  4. Improve achievement for all students


Our Approach to Mathematics Instruction 

Our customized approach, based on the needs of each client, often includes a blend of:

  • Instructional leadership development and strategic planning to launch and sustain shifts in instructional practices
  • Identification and alignment of school-wide beliefs and practices for effective mathematics instruction
  • Examination of relevant current research and methodologies
  • Modeling of instructional approaches in classrooms
  • Job-embedded instructional coaching to support application of professional learning
  • PLC coaching to support design and implementation of effective mathematics instruction, lesson-study, and use of meaningful / actionable assessments of student learning


Sample Work 

A sampling of some areas we frequently focus on with clients includes:

  • instructional approaches aligned to the common core
  • developing Common Core Mathematical Practice Standards (Grades PreK-12)
  • differentiated instruction in mathematics
  • mathematics instruction for learners with special needs
  • literacy in the mathematics classroom
  • mathematics specialist and coach skill development
  • strategies for unlocking student engagement and learning
    • methodologies that increase student engagement, independence, and ownership of learning
    • early intervention practices
    • flexible small group instructional practices