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.

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

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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.