Word Problems + Schemas = Success

Using Mathematical Schemas to Teach Word Problems in Math

Solving word problems doesn't have to be so hard!

Join us as we learn how to use mathematical schemas as a means to best prepare our students for success in solving those ever-dreaded word problems!

We encourage elementary math teachers, learning-support teachers, and math coaches to register for this workshop devoted to using evidence-based strategies recommended by the contributors of the Science of Math!

Workshop Details

Date: January 27, 2022

Time: 9:00AM to 2:00PM. Lunch (on your own) will be from 11:30-12:30.

Where: Appalachia IU8, Richland Office. Located in the GJCTC at 445 Schoolhouse Rd, Johnstown.

Cost: FREE!

Act 48 approved: 4 hours

Note: Due to current health recommendations, sessions are currently planned to be held in-person. If recommendations change, we will offer the sessions live via Zoom. Please look for further correspondence for the most current updates.


Use this link to register today! Space is limited to 25 participants.


Meet your presenter!

Amanda Williamson, IU8 Educational Consultant.

Amanda brings 18 years of teaching experience in math classrooms in both the middle & high school level. She also served as her district's Instructional Coach for 5 years before coming to the IU8 in June of 2020.

She currently serves as an Academic MTSS consultant and serves as math lead for the IU8.