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News from November 2013

Diane Bryant to present at National Council of Teachers of Mathematics regional conference
November 4, 2013

Mathematics Institute Director Diane Bryant has been invited to speak at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2013 regional conference from November 6 to 8 in Louisville, Kentucky. Bryant will present "RtI: Tier II Intervention Lessons for Elementary Students." For more information, visit the conference website.

Tags: Mathematics and Science Institute for Students With Special Needs  Tier II Supplemental Mathematics Intervention: Grades 3 and 4 

News from December 2012

Tier 2 mathematics intervention lessons, teacher manuals available online
December 8, 2012

Tier 2 intervention lessons and teacher manuals for various grade levels, published by the MCPER Mathematics Institute for Learning Disabilities and Difficulties, are now available to Texas educators free of charge. Kindergarten to grade 2 products are available on the 3-Tier Mathematics Model website. Grades 3–4 and 6–7 products are available on Project Share.

The kindergarten to grade 2 lessons focus on foundational mathematics skills and build number sense. The grades 3–4 lessons explore prerequisite topics in algebra readiness, including place value concepts; addition and subtraction of whole numbers; multiplication and division concepts; fraction concepts; multiplication and division strategies; multiplication and division of whole numbers; modeling, comparing, and ordering fractions; and fraction and decimal relationships. The middle school lessons cover algebra readiness topics such as variables; equivalence, expressions, and equations; ratios and rates; and proportional reasoning.

For more information, contact Institute Director Diane Bryant or Kathleen Hughes Pfannenstiel.

Tags: Mathematics and Science Institute for Students With Special Needs  Tier II Supplemental Mathematics Intervention: Grades 3 and 4 The Validation of Early Mathematics Interventions 3-Tier Mathematics Model