Course descriptionGuided Math is one of the best instructional strategies ever! In this online course, Dr. Nicki will discuss the details of making this come alive in your classroom. Topics include forming groups, leveling activities, the 5 types of guided math lessons, assessing students. We will focus on teaching and learning the priority standards for grades 3-5. This course is based on Dr. Nicki’s popular book, Guided Math in Action.
Dr Nicki has an Ed.M. and an Ed.D from the Department of Curriculum and Teaching at Teachers College, Columbia University specializing in Teacher Education and Curriculum Development. She uses her strong understanding of curriculum to address the differentiated needs of all students in her work with teachers and administrators. Dr. Nicki builds upon current curriculum research and theory to provide practical, realistic 21st century strategies in today’s classrooms. Dr. Newton is greatly interested in teaching and learning practices around the world and has researched education in Denmark, Guatemala and India.