Structure: The professional development is a five day training designed to be provided over the course of two to three months and can be implemented during the school year or over the summer months.
Learning Activities: The workshop is lecture-based, with opportunity for participant discussion. Mathematical activities and explorations were also built in to the format. While participants are responsible for readings on their own, most activities and assignments are group work.
· Increase teacher knowledge about mathematics in general, and number sense specifically
Teachers move away from procedural lessons and learn how to emphasize discussions that develop number sense in their students