Number Sense Learning Progressions

Strengthening Early Math Concepts

Walk-Ins Welcome!

with Cherrie Fulton

Sponsored by SERESC

Who Should Attend:

Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Paraprofessionals

About the Workshop:

Do you notice that your students have large gaps in their number sense? How much time do we give our students to develop strategies before we consider they are falling behind? What can you do to help your students?

The Common Core Standards guide us to develop number sense in our students from the very beginning of their school career. Our children need a well organized conceptual framework of number information that will enable them to understand numbers and number relationships in order to solve mathematical problems.

The concept of learning progressions is important for the understanding and coherence of mathematical topics within and across the grade levels. In this workshop, we will explore each stage of the number sense progression chart and learn instructional strategies to help strengthen these understandings as the math curriculum is implemented in line with the Common Core.

Please come prepared to share your ideas, learn from each other and have fun exploring numbers!


As a result of attending , participants will:

  • gain an understanding of number sense learning progressions and their importance to the mathematical development of the child.
  • apply these progressions to their own teaching and formulate new lessons to meet the needs of their students.


8:00-8:30 Guest Arrival, Check-in, Continental Breakfast

8:30 Program Begins-Icebreaker, PowerPoint, Discussion, Activities

10:00-10:15 Break

10:30-11:30 Continue – Discussion, PowerPoint, Activities

About the Presenter:

Cherrie Fulton is currently the Director of Title 1 for the Nashua School District. She has been a professional educator for more than 20 years in New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Kansas. Her educational experience includes: Preschool and Elementary teacher, GED Instructor, Mentor Facilitator, Math Consultant, Curriculum Writer and Administrator. Throughout her career, she has had the opportunity to work on several instructional initiatives and is presently co-facilitating Nashua’s national participation in Vermont’s Ongoing Assessment Project (OGAP), a mathematical learning progression for multiplicative, fractional and proportionality reasoning. While serving as an assistant principal and curriculum specialist, she has facilitated teams of teachers building UbD units of study in Science, Math, Social Studies and English Language Arts.

Saturday, December 6, 2014


Check in starts at 8:00

Breakfast at SERESC

Walk-In's Welcome!

Certificate of Attendance available for 3 Contact Hours

$75.00 per participant

For Member District Discount: See your school district administrator for a code to use when you register online.

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Cancellation Policy

Cancellation should be made in writing. A full refund will be made for cancellations postmarked, or sent via email, 7 days before the event.

No refunds will be given for requests received after 7 days before the event, or for "no shows". We do accept substitution of another person at our conference. 24 hours of notification is appreciated.

All received registrations are subject to Cancellation/Refund policy. Cost of registration fee is still liable whether payment is paid or unpaid, if no notice of cancellation is received at least 7 days prior to the event.

If minimum requirement enrollment is not met prior to the early registration deadline, the event may be postponed or canceled.


SERESC Conference Center

29 Commerce Drive

Bedford, NH 03110


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