Guided Math: Making it Work

Strategies for Success A Two-Day Seminar: Grades 3-5

Come Join us and learn easy-to-implement, academically-rigorous, standards-based, engaging, differentiated activities for ongoing purposeful practice in your classroom!

Guided math is a great instructional strategy. Everybody wants to do it, but how? In this engaging, educational and resource-filled institute, teachers will learn how to do it! They will see how to create standards-based (teks aligned) small group lessons that rock, workshop management strategies that work, and assessment tools that inform instruction! Dr. Nicki will teach about managing flexible groups, matching activities to students, incorporating the 4 must have workstations and using technology throughout the workshop. Each participant receives the book Guided Math in Action and a dice-in-action kit!

Join us to find out how to unlock the power of guided math today!

Guided Math in Action: Making it Work

Monday, Feb. 22nd 2016 at 8:30am to Tuesday, Feb. 23rd 2016 at 3:30pm

SpringHill Suites Houston Hobby Airport, 7922 Mosley Road, Houston Tx

Top Reasons to Attend this Seminar:

· Discover how to effectively plan for and implement guided math

· Explore tools, tasks, time schedules, and transitions

· Learn innovative, hands-on games and activities to use in your lessons

· Understand how to fit it all with your current curriculum

· Create toolkits that teach

· Make a plan to effectively organize materials within your classroom space

· Develop routines and procedures for effectively doing guided math

· Monitor Noise Levels (low tech & high tech ideas)

· Integrate 21st century technologies throughout the workshop

· Assess activities

· Manage student accountability

· Discuss proven workstation working arrangements (alone, partner, small group)

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Seminar At-a-Glance

Day 1 - Guided Math

8:30 – 10:00 am

Introduction to Guided Math

10:00 – 10:15 am

Morning Break & Gigglenook Book & Dice Fair

10:15 - 11:45 am

The Five Essential Elements of Guided Math

11:45 – 1:00 pm


Gigglenook Book & Dice Fair

1:00 - 2:15 pm

The FIve Types of Guided Math Lessons

2:15 – 2:30 pm

Afternoon Break & Gigglenook Book & Dice Fair

2:30 – 3:15 pm

The Five Types of Guided Math Lessons cont.

3:15 – 3:30pm


Day 2 - A Focus on Specific Topics of Study

7:30 - 8:30 am

Registration and Complimentary Coffee and Tea

8:30 – 10:00 am

Building Fluency in the Guided Math Group and Math Workstations

10:00 - 10:15 am

Morning Break & Gigglenook Book & Dice Fair

10:15 – 11:45 am

Building Word Problem Power with Guided Math Lessons and Math Workstations

11:45am – 1:00 pm


Gigglenook Book & Dice Fair

1:00 - 2:15 pm

Building Writing Skills in Math with Guided Math lessons and Math Workstations

2:15 – 2:30 pm

Afternoon Break & Gigglenook Book & Dice Fair

2:30 - 3:15 pm

Integrating Technology into Guided Math Lessons and Math Workstations

3:15 – 3:30 pm


Details Details Details

Who: Designed for grade 3-5 teachers, team leaders, instructional coaches, mentors, staff development trainers and administrators


SpringHill Suites Houston Hobby Airport

7922 Mosley Road

Houston, Tx 77061

When: 2 DAY EVENT: February 22-23, 2016

Special Group Discounts!

One Person $399 (includes dice kit, handbook & problem solving book)

Team of 3 + $389

Group of 5 or more $ 379

Must Call for Group Discounts!

With the paid registration of a staff member, an administrator from the same building may attend the same number of days tuition free! (Please send a separate registration form for your principal.)

*We take PO's but you must email or fax it in.


Substitutions may be made at any time. All cancellations received 15 days before the seminar will be 100% refunded. Cancellations after that will receive a full credit for a future program.

***A certificate of attendance will be given to all the participants who attend the entire conference.

****Limited Enrollment. No Walk-ins. Sign up today!!!! We are going to have so much fun and learning!!!!

Dr. Nicki Newton

Dr. Nicki Newton has been an educator for more than 25 years, working in inner-city schools on both the East and West Coasts, with student populations ranging from pre-kindergarteners through doctoral students. Having spent the first part of her career as a literacy and social studies bilingual specialist, she built on those frameworks to inform her math work. She has worked on developing Math Workshop and Guided Math Institutes around the country and internationally. Dr. Nicki works with teachers, coaches, and administrators to make math come alive by considering the powerful impact of an academically rigorous, standards-based, hands-on, minds-on approach to their math curriculum. She is the author of Guided Math in Action (2013), Math Workshop in Action (2015) and Math Running Records in Action (2015). She is currently writing Math Workstations in Action (2016). She has also written a series entitled Problem Solving with Math Models for grades K-5. Dr. Nicki is an avid blogger (www .guidemath .wordpress .com) and Pinterest pinner (drnicki7).

More Details

Dr. Nicki has written about math workstations in both her Guided Math in Action and Math Workshop in Action books. Ideas from her new book, Math Workstations in Action will be shared throughout the sessions!
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