Professional Development

The Impact Center’s network of associates offers a wide range of professional development opportunities to school districts and teachers throughout New Hampshire.  Workshops can range from a 3 hour session to an on-going, full-academic year arrangement.

Rates for workshops begin at $1400 per 6-hour day.

Professional development in the following areas is available:

  • Understanding Common Core state standards                                              (domain and grade level specific.)
  • Helping your students prepare for Smarter Balance assessment with Content Specifications and examples of particular test items                         (grade specific.)
  • Introducing rich tasks in Numeracy and Quantitative Literacy (elementary/middle school or middle/high school.)
  • Developing algebraic thinking                                                                              (elementary/middle school or middle/high school.)
  • Creative teaching of Geometry and Measurement                                      (elementary/middle school or middle/high school.)
  • Tool kit of games and activities for the classroom                                      (elementary/middle school or middle/high school.)
  • Using manipulatives that you already have (elementary school.)
  • Make friends with fractions (middle school.)
  • Singapore style problem solving (elementary/middle school.)

If you have any questions or would like to enquire about an area that is not listed here, please contact Dr. Natalya Vinogradova at nvinogradova@plymouth.edu

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