What Educators Are Saying
The quality and importance of the professional development offered through the US Math Recovery Council® has been recognized by course participants upon completion and implementation.
What Educators Are Saying
This is the best professional development opportunity I have taken in my career. It was the best learning experience because I learned how children learn and develop mathematical skills and concepts. I feel very knowledgeable after taking this course. Thank You
This course was extremely beneficial to me, in how I assess, design lessons and teach students. Course 2 helped me connect a lot of the math thinking from Course 1 and from previous years of study and practice. I am looking forward to using the diagnostic assessments more and to really use the progressive mathematization to help design highly effective lessons.
I have enjoyed my journey so far and just seeing the improvement that my lessons have made to my students have inspired me and I hope to continue my learning in this area. It just makes sense and it is what good teaching should be about because all too often we get away from doing the right thing by students and we try to fill their heads as quickly as possible because of the demands that are placed on us. Every future teacher should go through a class like this.... thank you!
My participation in this course has given me a deeper level of knowledge, theory and understanding to support, develop and coach our elementary teachers in their math instruction and intervention. I have also been able to better support our classroom teachers in planning effective intervention lessons using the classroom instructional framework and guiding principles. In addition, I have been using my videos of assessment administration and lessons as learning model to them to better develop their use and understanding of using assessment information to drive instruction.
Above and beyond: combined theory and practice that I can use in my classroom tomorrow.
The Math Recovery classes are the BEST pd I have encountered. It is research based, diagnostic and prescriptive. I appreciate that I'm taught not only how to figure out what a child knows, but given guidance in how to choose what should be next for that student.
Diagnostically, the MRIS assessments are the very best I have seen for math (I am a former School Psychologist). The intensive training and hours required might hinder broad training of local district teachers/consultants/interventionists.
As usual, you have blown me away with all the new information that is so relevant to teaching children fractions. I will be working with a group of 4th graders and am looking forward to trying the activities and moving fraction thinking forward. I am in the process of doing AVMR 1 and AVMR 2 training in my district and am also blown away with how much all of this work is connecting. The facilitators were wonderful. Thanks for all your help.