Join us tonight for US Math Recovery's® Tuesday Twitter Chat!

Posted by Marria Carrington

Join Mollie Gabrielson as she hosts the US Math Recovery's® Tuesday Twitter Chat. The chat tonight will focus on our first Support Module which utilizes 10 frames to support students to visualize images. We will also share about supports that have been helpful to incorporate Math Recovery assessments and instruction into our classrooms.

Please access the Support Module by signing on to your Math Recovery® Account. The Support Module is located in your dashboard in the Course Center.

If you do not yet have a Twitter account sign up on Twitter https://twitter.com/signup.

We hope to see you tonight.

Join us.

#USMRCchat

Merging Knowledge and Practice: A convergence of Math Recovery® researchers and practitioners to deepen our knowledge and refine our practice!

Posted by Petey (Lucinda) MacCarty

The US Math Recovery Council® is excited to announce the 2017 conference will offer four pre-conference sessions on Monday, October 23, 2017. The session offerings are as follows:

  • “MR Intervention with First-graders”, led by Dr. Bob Wright and Petey MacCarty
  • “Math Recovery® Strategies in the Classroom: Number Talks!”, led by Christina Miller
  • "Bridging Conceptual Understanding to Operations with Fractions"; a follow-up course for those who have completed the Add+VantageMR® Fractions course, led by Jenni Scholla, Kurt Kinsey, and Mollie Gabrielson
  • “An Introduction to US Math Recovery Council® Courses”, led by Math Recovery® staff

There is something for everyone at the pre-conference and what a perfect lead into what looks to be one of the best conferences yet! Make plans now to attend the conference in Bloomington, Minnesota, October 23-26, 2017. Watch our website http://www.mathrecovery.org/2017-national-conference for continued updates.

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Instructional Activity Showcase Proposals: Due soon for the 2017 US Math Recovery Council® Conference

Posted by Lisa Jobin

This is the year to share one of those ideas that truly works! This year’s US Math Recovery Council® Conference is hosting an Instructional Activity Showcase where you can share fun and new ideas like an instructional activity, management technique, data management tool, etc. There are limitless possibilities! Anything you have found to be helpful in your AVMR or MRIS work is something others would love to learn more about. Submit a proposal now to share your idea during the 2017 Activity Showcase at the upcoming conference by completing the form on the Math Recovery® website http://www.mathrecovery.org/instructional-activity-showcase. All showcase presenter names will be included in a drawing for $100 towards Math Recovery® products.

The deadline for submitting a proposal is March 1, 2017. Don’t hesitate, your ideas are worth sharing!

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US Math Recovery Council® Welcomes New Employee!

Posted by Carolyn Olijnek

Please join in welcoming Instructional Coach Marria Carrington to our team. As an Add+VantageMR® Champion and Mathematics Lead, Marria has served schools throughout Massachusetts, most recently through the Massachusetts Department of Education. She is excited to continue her learning journey while supporting educators across the nation.

February Twitter Chat

Posted by Mollie Gabrielson

Our February Twitter Chat will be on Tuesday, February 21st at 8pm Central Time. Twitter chats allow us to have a public Twitter conversation around our unique hashtag #USMRCchat. Use the hashtag to follow the discussion as well as participate in it, if desired. Every month we capture our chat and it can found at https://storify.com/search?q=%23USMRCchat.

This month we will discuss our first support module. The module can be found in your course center pane on your dashboard in ConnectMR. Note our focus will be on using ten-frames to help a child transition from imagining the 5-plus patterns to using the 5-plus patterns for partitioning 10 without counting by ones. Please consider joining us to share what is working for you and add to your ideas by learning from others. Please complete the module prior to our chat to allow for discussion.

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Tuition Assistance Applications Due March 10, 2017

Posted by Carolyn Olijnek

In keeping with our mission, the US Math Recovery Council® Board of Directors has continued its tuition assistance for attendance at Math Recovery® events. All awarded funds will be used to offset US Math Recovery® registration costs.

In 2017, we are offering three $12,000 gifts to bring Math Recovery® professional development to school sites. Selection preference will be given to schools based on student and staff needs, administrative support, and potential impact, with special consideration for schools newer to Math Recovery® programs. Three separate sites will be selected. Interested schools should complete and submit an application form by March 10, 2017.

The US Math Recovery Council® is also offering three separate gifts of $3,500 toward Summer Institute training. Each of the three selected educators may choose to apply the award to Math Recovery® Intervention Specialist, Add+VantageMR® Champion, or Math Recovery® Leader training. Interested individuals should...

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Continue your Numeracy Education at the 2017 Summer Institute

Posted by Petey (Lucinda) MacCarty

Math Recovery® invites you to attend the 2017 Summer Institute featuring the brand new Add+VantageMR® Fractions Champion course, plus Add+VantageMR® Champion, Math Recovery® Leader and Math Recovery® Intervention Specialist.

Visit http://www.mathrecovery.org/2017-summer-institute to view the Summer Institute brochure for details of professional development opportunities offered by USMRC.

Apple Valley, MN Trainings

Add+VantageMR® Champion

  • June 26-30, 2017
  • July 17-21, 2017

Add+VantageMR® Fractions Champion

  • June 13-15, 2017
  • August 8-10, 2017

Math Recovery® Leader

  • July 23-28, 2017

Math Recovery® Intervention Specialist

  • August 15-18, 2017

Fond du Lac, WI Training

Add+VantageMR® Champion

  • August 7-11, 2017

See www.mathrecovery.org/events for a listing of Add+VantageMR® and other upcoming courses.

Please contact info@mathrecovery.org for more information on registering for Summer Institute courses....

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Call for Nominees for the 2018 Pioneer Award

Posted by Amy Paladino

Pioneer Award The US Math Recovery Council® Pioneer Award is designed to honor individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the field of numeracy.

We are seeking nominations from the membership of exceptional educators who have demonstrated highly effective engagement with students in the mathematics teaching and learning process, who have demonstrated dedicated service to their school, community and/or the US Math Recovery Council® and who have demonstrated a significant commitment to their own professional growth.

Please postmark your nominations by July 1, 2017!

Please Share Your Data and Stories with Us

Posted by Petey (Lucinda) MacCarty

To submit a narrative response or story, email natalie@mathrecovery.org. Math Recovery® Intervention Specialists may enter their student data online directly into their Math Recovery® accounts at http://www.mathrecovery.org/student-data.

Read what course participants are saying…

"This course was beyond any other math intervention courses I have taken. I was trained in First Steps and did not find it useful for a Resource program. I feel that all the assessments and activities provided in this training will be easy to implement in my program." -AVMR 1, WA

"AVMR gives me an in-depth look into each student's math abilities. It will have a great personal impact on each of my struggling math students." -AVMR 1, TX

"These AVMR courses provide us with such valuable information about what students need as foundational skills. Determining the contract a student is in allows for teachers...

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Tuition Assistance Available

Posted by Carolyn Olijnek

In keeping with our mission, the US Math Recovery Council® Board of Directors has continued its tuition assistance for attendance at Math Recovery® events. All awarded funds will be used to offset US Math Recovery® registration costs.

In 2017, we are offering three $12,000 gifts to bring Math Recovery® professional development to school sites. Selection preference will be given to schools based on student and staff needs, administrative support, and potential impact, with special consideration for schools newer to Math Recovery® programs. Three separate sites will be selected. Interested schools should complete and submit an application form by March 10, 2017.

The US Math Recovery Council® is also offering three separate gifts of $3,500 toward Summer Institute training. Each of the three selected educators may choose to apply the award to Math Recovery® Intervention Specialist, Add+VantageMR® Champion, or Math Recovery® Leader training. Interested individuals should...

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