Montana Common Core Standards and Assessements: Getting Every Montana Student College and Career Ready

Montana Common Core and Assessments Summer Professional Development courses

Monday, June 4, 2012
By Therese Tucker
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Please visit the MontCAS Presents page to register, click here or type this address into your web browser: http://www.opi.mt.gov/Curriculum/MontCAS/MontCAS_Presents.html#gpm1_8

Transitions to the MT Common Core Standards and Assessments

MCCSM: Standards for Mathematical Practices
July 9 – August 10, 2012

  • The MCCSM: Standards for Mathematical Practices course will be offered for online from July 9 to August 10, 2012, with credit granted through Montana State University. The registration deadline is July 6, 2012. 
  • The purpose of this course is to increase understanding of the Montana Common Core Standards for Mathematics and to help participants become skillful users of the Standards for Mathematical Practices in their classrooms.
  • Lisa Scott, of Lisa Scott Mathematics Education Consulting, LLC, will facilitate the course.
  • Participant interaction will occur via weekly webinars and online Learning Community Discussions.
  • This class, pending approval from MSU, can be taken for 2 graduate credits for $135 or for 30 OPI Renewal Units for free or for audit. It is being offered to educators wishing to deepen their understanding of mathematical practices.
  • If you, or a teacher you know, want to know how to implement mathematical practices effectively in the classroom, sign up here!

Teaching the Writing Strand of the MCCS
July 2 – August 10, 2012

  • The Teaching the Writing Strand of the MCCS course will be offered for online from July 2 to August 10, 2012 with credit granted through Montana State University.  The registration deadline is June 29, 2012.
  • The purpose of this course is to increase understanding of the writing strand of the MCCS and to help participants integrate the MCCS writing standards into their classrooms.
  • Dr. Dana Haring, who has taught middle school writing for 19 years, will facilitate the course.
  • Participant interaction will occur via weekly webinars and online Learning Community Discussions.
  • This class, pending approval from MSU, can be taken for 2 graduate credits for $135 or for 30 OPI Renewal Units for free or for audit. It is being offered to educators wishing to become more familiar with the new writing demands of the MCCS.
  • If you, or a teacher you know, want to know how to implement the writing strand of the Montana Common Core Standards effectively in the classroom, sign up here!

Space is limited to 25 participants and will fill on a first come, first served basis.  
Please visit the main Montana Common Core Standards and Assessments (MCCS) webpage
 for further information.