Educators are our most powerful catalyst for change when it comes to enhancing math literacy. It is critical that all mathematics teachers are adequately prepared and supported to teach all students, particularly our most underserved populations.
In partnership with Microsoft, the Lastinger Center is building the Math Matrix, an online professional development system for middle and secondary math educators. This competency-based program is designed to build content and instructional knowledge of foundational math concepts. Educators will have the opportunity to apply these strategies and submit practicum activities as evidence of their learning for personalized review and feedback.
Contact Jose de Leon, Ph.D., at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about the Math Matrix and how to join our Fall 2022 pilot program.
Average knowledge gain after completing one Math Matrix module
Participants found the professional development to be useful as a 6-12 math educators
“I learned adjustments I need to make to my methods of teaching. I learned that I need to make sure to spend time allowing students to investigate what data is relevant to things that matter to them, that they feel represented…”