Exploratory Award

Add+VantageMR® Fractions
Exploratory Award

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Add+VantageMR® Exploratory Awards are open to individuals or teams who are interested in getting started with Add+VantageMR® professional development.

USMRC is awarding scholarships for Add+VantageMR® Fractions. Whether this is your first experience with Add+VantageMR, or if your school is hoping to bring it back after years of not using Add+VantageMR, submit your application today.

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The need for being able to quickly connect with students is at an all-time high. With the uncertainty COVID-19 has brought forth, we at Math Recovery want educators to be able to experience high quality, research-based professional development. Add+VantageMR helps educators pinpoint students' current needs in mathematics may be and how to best address those needs.

Add+VantageMR instructors will guide you as you incorporate meaningful mathematics lessons in your virtual, blended, and/or face-to-face environments. Accelerate your ability to recognize students' current levels of numeracy understanding to make data-driven instructional decisions through Add+VantageMR assessments, data collection, and teaching tools.

Add+VantageMR® Fractions (AVMR Fractions)

Assessment Guided Instruction
AVMR Fractions explores the difficulties many students have making sense of fractions and supports teachers in understanding this complex numeracy topic with the goal of facilitating student advancement in fractions concepts.

AVMR Fractions is a virtual course of independent, self- paced learning activities alongside a series of 8 collegial team meetings. Participants can expect approx. 60-120 additional minutes each week of self-paced online learning modules, course reading, and time to implement assessments and instructional activities with students.

No prerequisites required to attend AVMR Fractions

Course Includes:
  • Eight interactive 2-hour virtual sessions
  • Asynchronous daily study during course
  • AVMR Fractions Teacher Handbook
  • One Assessment Kit
  • One Course Textbook
  • On-going Support Options Available
Add+VantageMR Fractions Exploratory Award Dates:
Recipients must be able to commit to all of the following course dates:

Wednesdays, March 27, 2023 – May 22, 2023
5:00pm - 7:00pm Central
Attendance at all virtual meetings is required for this award

March 2024 Starts Ends Virtual
Wednesday , March 27, 2024 05:00 PM (Central) 07:00 PM (Central) Yes
April 2024 Starts Ends Virtual
Wednesday , April 3, 2024 05:00 PM (Central) 07:00 PM (Central) Yes
Wednesday , April 10, 2024 05:00 PM (Central) 07:00 PM (Central) Yes
Wednesday , April 17, 2024 05:00 PM (Central) 07:00 PM (Central) Yes
Wednesday , April 24, 2024 05:00 PM (Central) 07:00 PM (Central) Yes
May 2024 Starts Ends Virtual
Wednesday , May 8, 2024 05:00 PM (Central) 07:00 PM (Central) Yes
Wednesday , May 15, 2024 05:00 PM (Central) 07:00 PM (Central) Yes
Wednesday , May 22, 2024 05:00 PM (Central) 07:00 PM (Central) Yes

Why Should I Apply?

Add+VantageMR Fractions supports elementary educators in diagnosing and advancing student understanding and numeracy development. Participants leave the course ready to work with students and implement new knowledge in their assessment and teaching practices to meet the needs of a diverse range of students. Apply now for the Add+VantageMR® Exploratory Award to start your journey.

Who Should Apply?

This tuition assistance award is meant to benefit a school that is not currently implementing any Math Recovery® programs. Any Elementary or Middle School educator is welcome apply, including:

  • classroom teachers
  • special education teachers
  • math interventionists
  • math coaches
  • para-educators
  • building and district administrators

Applications can be submitted individually or as a group if more than one educator from your school would like to attend.

Application Closed

All applications will be reviewed after the January deadline. Notifications for awards will be sent out after all applications are reviewed.

Course Expectations: Commitment to attend all 8 Add+VantageMR® course sessions. You must have your own dedicated space and computer during the online interactive professional development sessions.

What is Math Recovery?

Math Recovery is research-based professional development which empowers educators to advance students’ mathematical thinking and success. We do this through educator development, student assessment, and instructional strategies. Math Recovery® has three different professional development offering paths: