What is Math Workshop?
Learn how the Math Workshop approach deepens conceptual understanding and encourages personal responsibility through engaging, student-centered activities that build a growth mindset.
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A math workshop framework can provide the rigor and relevance necessary for skills that students will need in the future. The math workshop framework often starts with a number sense routine, a short, 5- to 10-minute period of time when students talk about numbers. They may look for patterns, talk about attributes of a number,…
“By using the math workshop model, students’ learning is differentiated, students are provided choice in how they spend their time, and students do math centered around big ideas.”
Math Coach, Clark County School District
Las Vegas, Nevada
On Jennifer Lempp’s Math Workshop
“I truly believe that Math Workshop is the most valuable vehicle for learning. I believe that teachers who use the Math Workshop model will make a huge impact on children.”
Author of Math Workshop: Five Steps to Implementing Guided Math, Learning Stations, Reflection, and More
“Math Workshop is a pedagogical philosophy that transcends curriculum. It enhances student agency by making learning more student-centered—pushing students to reflect, reason, collaborate, communicate, and make sense of mathematical content—transforming them from math students to student mathematicians.”
The Greenwich Country Day School
“Once you’ve experienced the innumerable benefits of math workshop, you’ll never want to go back to your old methods of instruction and your students will be begging for more math!”
Woodley Hills Elementary School
Fairfax County, Virginia