UCSB Department of Mathematics
Center for Mathematical Inquiry
The Antioch and UCSB Teacher Education Programs
Summer 2007 Mathematics Workshops


Mathematical Development in Grades 4-8:
Number Sense and Access to Algebra
July 9-13, 16-20: 12:30-4:30 (Two Weeks)
Workshop leaders: Bill Jacob and John Siegfried


This workshop will be based on the number sense and algebra that students need to understand in order to succeed with the California Standards in Grades 4-8. It will focus on key representations of the big ideas in number and proportional reasoning and how these representations can be used to help students work with variables and equations. This includes strategies for meeting needs of ELL students.



Number Sense and the Landscape of Learning Workshop K-3:
July 23, 24, 25, 12:30-4:30
Workshop leader: Bill Jacob


This workshop will focus on the landscape of mathematical development in number and operation in grades K-3. Participants will study the big ideas, strategies, and representations that students need to understand the standards at their grade levels and how they are related to mathematical development at other grades. The workshop will blend investigations of content, examination of current instructional materials with discussion of meeting needs of ELL students, and study of student work and thinking.



Number Sense and the Landscape of Learning Workshop K-6:
August 15, 16, 17, 8:30-3:30
Workshop leaders: Bill Jacob and Marianne Caston


This workshop will focus on the landscape of mathematical development in number and operation in grades K-6. Participants will study the big ideas, strategies, and representations that students need to understand the standards at their grade levels and how they are related to mathematical development at other grades. Priority for participation will be given to cooperating teachers with the Antioch or UCSB Teacher Education Programs who will collaborate with teacher candidates as part of their follow-up.


All three workshops are funded by a grant from the Educational Advancement Foundation and include academic year follow-up opportunities. Applications will be available in mid May. For more information, email Bill Jacob at jacob@math.ucsb.edu