Professional Learning to Empower Math Achievement

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    For Teachers

    Resources and tools that will transform your teaching

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    For Administrators

    See how we can help improve math instruction district and school-wide

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    Coaching will ensure teachers are bringing the best practices into the classroom

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    Support your instruction with our books, Number Talks, and additional video resources

Marilyn Burns

Our founder, Marilyn Burns, is one of today’s most highly-respected mathematics educators. Over the course of more than 50 years, Marilyn has taught children, led in-service sessions, spoken at conferences, contributed to professional journals, written more than a dozen books for children, and created more than 20 professional development resources for teachers and administrators. Learn More

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A Guide to Best Practices

Our research-based "Instructional Practices Inventory" outlines what a classroom with best teaching practices and student learning practices entails. Learn what to observe for and how we can help you create a model math classroom. Learn More

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Math Talk

Math Talk, Number Talks, and Talk Moves provide students an opportunity for deeper understanding through communication. Individually or in groups, students articulate and defend their ideas and analyze the reasoning of others. Learn More

Strategic Planning

Instructional experts chart a course based on research and data.

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Leadership Development

Strong instructional leadership to initiate and sustain essential shifts in instruction.

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& Pedagogical Courses

More than “trainings” or “workshops” - our professional learning is onsite, in-depth, and practical.

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Resources, & References

Exclusive in-classroom research, incorporating the best practices from leading researchers and authors.

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