Math Stations for PreK-2nd Grade

(6 Hours) Are you constantly striving to see your students show significant growth in their math skills? Math stations with small group learning is an effective way to foster meaningful learning, showing growth in math skills for each individual student. In this course, you will learn actionable steps for how to assess and group students, implement math stations in your classroom, and get engaging math activities going for your students.

ONLINE COURSE DETAILS

  • Price: $30.00
  • Credit Type: Professional Development
  • Credits: 6 PD Hours
  • 18 High-Quality Resources Provided With The Course
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Learn The Benefits of Math Stations in the Classroom

Learn How to Effectively Implement Math Stations in the Classroom

Receive Tools & Strategies to Plan, Manage, & Measure the Effectiveness of Your Math Stations

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What You Will Learn In This Course:

  • Simple steps to implement math stations in your classroom
  • Guidelines for assessing, grouping, and tracking student growth
  • Ready-to-use math stations activities and assessments
  • Resources necessary to collect data and organize planning

Course Guiding Question:

How can math stations be used as a tool to foster significant growth in each individual student’s math skills in my classroom?

Professional Development Credits:

At the conclusion of the course, you will receive a certificate for 6 Professional Development Hours (Clock Hours, CPEs, CEUs).

Model Teaching and Action Potential Learning Professional Development Courses are pre-approved in the following states:

  • Texas: TEA CPE# 902-391, under parent company Action Potential Learning, LLC
  • Montana: Office of Public Instruction (OPI) approved.

If you are a teacher in a different state and wish to use our Professional Development Courses for teacher license renewal, please view our PD STATE REQUIREMENTS PAGE to learn more about your state’s requirements.

Also, consider taking our UNIVERSITY-PARTNERED, ACADEMIC CREDIT COURSES to earn regionally-accredited units or credits, accepted by most states.

 

Alleah Rostohar, Instructor

Education:
B.S. Elementary Education
Arizona State University

Experience & Credentials:
Over 10 Years of Teaching Experience
Current Elementary-Level Teacher
Texas & Arizona Teacher Certificate
ESL Certified
Experienced Content Developer of Professional 
Development Content & Teaching Resources
STATE CERTIFIED TEACHER

Course Sections:

Section 1 – Math Stations: What, Why, & How

  • What math stations Are
  • Why and when stations are beneficial to students when we differentiate for student groups
  • An overview of the steps that should be taken to implement math stations
  • What effective math stations look and sound like in the primary grades

Section 2 –  Grouping Students

  • When to use whole group instruction and when to use small group instruction
  • Different options for grouping students
  • Common practices and recommendations for grouping students
  • Effective ways to assess students’ skills

Section 3 – Math Stations Planning Activities & Implementation

  • How to choose and plan math station activities based on grade level
  • How to differentiate stations activities to meet the needs of learners
  • How to use the provided resources effectively
  • How to implement stations into the classroom by following a sequence of steps

Section 4 – Expectations & Behaviors

  • How and why to establish age-appropriate expectations for independent work time
  • The importance of modeling expected behaviors
  • How to choose a behavior management plan that works effectively for you and your students

Section 5 – Collecting Data

  • Why collecting data during small group time is important
  • Different ways data can be collected
  • How to develop a strategy for keeping students accountable while working independently

Helpful Resources & Templates Included With the Course

The course comes with 18 templates, tools, and graphic organizers ready to be used in your classroom!  These include:

  • Math Stations Activities by Grade Level
  • Assessments Based on Grade Level
  • Math Stations Activities – Extra Resources
  • Grade Level Math Skills Expectations
  • Groups Planner
  • Final Activity Template
  • Student Math Stations Data Tracker
  • Long-Term Stations Planner
  • Math Stations Implementation Guide
  • Rotations Schedule Template
  • Weekly Stations Plan
  • Behavior Management Strategies
  • Math Stations Expectations
  • Math Small Group Progress Monitoring Tool
  • Progress Monitoring By Grade Level Tool
  • Student Math Work Trackers
  • Student Activities Materials Organizer
  • Effectiveness Rubric

High-Quality Virtual Presentations

Our high-quality lessons are presented by your instructor in a virtual learning environment that is designed to mirror live, on-campus workshops. Choose to watch or read all lessons at any time and take advantage of our high-quality resources provided for immediate implementation of your new skills.

Access Your Courses Anytime, Anywhere

Courses are accessible to you at any time and are accessible on any computer, tablet, or smart phone. After registration, you will have access to all course lessons, templates, & assignments for one year. Take your courses at your own pace.  Pause any time and continue where you left off.  You will receive instructor feedback at each step of the course as you progress through the curriculum at your own convenience.

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Live Feedback & Communication

Our courses are designed to simulate live instruction. Throughout the course, you will receive feedback from your instructor within 24- 48 hours of your submissions as you proceed through lessons and activities. If you have a question, reach out to your instructor through our built-in messaging system or directly by email or phone.

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