The First 25 Days of Math Workshop

Establishing a Framework & Routine

June 20, 2017 / Arlington, TX

June 28, 2017 / San Antonio, TX - 5 Seats Left !!!!!

Grades K-6

Specifically designed for educators working in the are of math with grades K-6, Instructional Coaches, Team Leaders, ESL teachers, Administrators, Curriculum Coordinators, Title staff, and Special Education teachers.

Math That Works!

Learn how to implement a math workshop framework that allows for rigorous instruction and practice. Participants will learn the key components for successful focus lessons, guided math groups, and using math stations for developing independence in mathematical thinking. Walk away with ideas to use the first weeks of school to build numeracy skills, conceptual knowledge, computational fluency, and problem solving abilities!

Benefits of Attending

  1. Turn your math block into a smooth routine that allows for exceptional instruction and practice time for students.
  2. Gain numerous tips, tricks, and activities to use in your first 25 days of school to use with students!
  3. Learn how and when to establish guided math groups as powerful tool to increase student math achievement.
  4. Walk away with resources for planning, organizing, and assessing students.
  5. Create and manage differentiated math stations that provide cumulative practice throughout the year.
  6. Integrate your math curriculum guide to an easy-to-use framework for effective and efficient instruction.
  7. Learn ways to build confidence and reduce the fear of math instruction.
  8. And Much More!!
This is a unique opportunity to compare and evaluate your own math framework to current research and practice. Examine the key components of successful math instruction and take an intensive look at what works for struggling mathematicians. Explore ways to set up and adapt instruction and practice to meet the needs of every student in your classroom. You will walk away with dozens of practical strategies and activities to help you lead and teach your students or team members!

Topics Covered

  • Creating a balanced math program that includes the three critical focal areas in math instruction
  • Setting up a brain-friendly math environment
  • Establish student-centered daily math routines
  • Using concrete objects to develop conceptual understanding
  • Engaging students in collaborative math talks that require students to explain and justify thinking
  • How to establish and manage differentiated math stations
  • Using games to motivate and accelerate math understandings and computational fluency
  • Grouping students for small group guided math
  • Structured learning and practice in small guided math groups
  • Using children's literature to set up real world problem solving situations
  • Helping students to select, use, explain and justify problem solving strategies
  • Learn how to help students identify the text structure of word problems
  • Utilizing technology to maximize math proficiency
  • Assessment tools for determining strengths and areas for growth
  • Goal setting and action planning for accelerating math learning
  • Five weeks of suggested mini lessons for establishing routines, using materials, and applying conceptual, procedural knowledge and mathematical thinking to solve real world problems and develop computational fluency.

Featured Presenter

Kelly Harmon is a national presenter & author who has more than 26 years of experience working with at-risk students. She presents on a wide range of topics including Guided Math Instruction, RTI, technology, reading, writing, and strategies for highly effective teachers. Ms. Harmon works as an instructional coach for schools and districts across the United States. In addition to consulting, she also works with the Bureau of Education and Research, as well as Learning Sciences Marzano Center.


"Three thumbs up! Loved all your ideas. You two are an awesome team!" -Olga G.

"Very meaningful seminar! Being able to apply a hands on approach where students are able to take ownership in their learning across the content is great!" -Corina G.

"Best one yet! Loved it! Great resources & strategies!" - Lindsay T.

"High energy, interesting presentation! Very useful information and materials!" Luis P.

Registration Information


$225 per participant

10% discount for groups booking 4 or more! ($202.50 per person)


Attend First 25 Days of ELAR + First 25 Days of Math for $425 (Savings of $25).

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The First 25 Days of Math Arlington

Tuesday, June 20th, 8:30am

825 North Watson Road

Arlington, TX


June 20, 2017

8:30am - 3:30pm

Registration Begins at 8:00am

Coffee and muffins will be provided


La Quinta Inn Six Flags Arlington


Wifi will be provided

6 Hours of Professional Development will be awarded

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The First 25 Days of Math San Antonio

Wednesday, June 28th, 8:30am

850 Halm Boulevard

San Antonio, TX


June 28, 2017

8:30am - 3:30pm

Registration Begins at 8:00am

Coffee and muffins will be provided


La Quinta Inn San Antonio Airport


Wifi will be provided

6 Hours of Professional Development will be awarded

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Practicing Skills, Strategies, and Process!

Kelly Harmon & Robert Marzano teamed up to writePracticing Skills, Strategies, & Processes. The book is part of the Essentials for Achieving Rigor Series.

Practicing Skills, Strategies, & Processes: Classroom Techniques to Help Students Develop Proficiency explores explicit techniques for mastering this crucial strategy of instructional practice. It includes:

  • Explicit steps for implementation
  • Recommendations for monitoring students’ ability to develop fluent thinking
  • Adaptations for students who struggle, have special needs, or excel in learning
  • Examples and non-examples from classroom practice
  • Common mistakes and ways to avoid them

For more information click here!

Other Seminar Offerings in the Dallas Area!

Summer 2017

The First 25 Days of ELAR K-6 / June 19th or June 27th

Strengthening Your Title I Program Two Day Intensive / August 1-2, 2017

We offer all of our workshops as onsite trainings! Contact us for more information!

Kelly Harmon & Associates, LLC

Kelly Harmon & Associates began in 2001 with a mission of instructional coaching and providing rich literacy resources for educators and parents. Our work incorporates research-based best practices for teaching and learning. Our services are professional development, curriculum development, instructional coaching, grant writing, project management, and technology integration.