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Mathematically Connected Communities - Leadership Institute for Teachers
The Mathematically-Connected Communities (MC2)-Leadership Institute For Teachers (LIFT) project - responds to the needs of partner districts that have embarked on full scale implementation of new mathematics curriculum in recent years, yet lack the leadership on school campuses or in their districts to support full enactment of a quality curriculum. MC2-LIFT was designed by mathematicians, education faculty and school district leaders in order to develop a cadre of 60 teacher leaders who will have a deep conceptual knowledge of K-12 mathematics, as well as the knowledge, skills and dispositions to facilitate growth in mathematics teaching and learning environments in schools or districts.

The goals of the project are to: 1) Increase Teacher Leaders' Knowledge of K-12 Mathematics; 2) Expand and Enrich Pedagogical Practices; 3) Develop Intellectual Leaders; 4) Implement Institute Learning in School Environments; and 5) Sustain Partnerships between Mathematicians, Education Faculty and Districts.

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Project Contributions

A Research Based Instrument for Observation of Mathematics Classrooms
"The OLE2 is a classroom observation instrument to document behaviors in K-12 mathematics classrooms that lead to effective teaching and learning. It emerged from a need for a valid and…
Feedback to Support Learning in the Leadership Institute for Teachers
"Feedback is a type of formative assessment used to inform instruction and advance learning. Feedback serves as a mechanism to connect teaching and learning at the student level. Learners receive…
MC2-LIFT Cohort 1 Brochure
"The Mathematically Connected Communities- Leadership Institute For Teachers (MC2-LIFT) project is a dynamic partnership between New Mexico State University (NMSU) and southern New Mexico school districts. MC2-LIFT is collaboratively designed…
MC2-LIFT Cohort 1 Brochure
Posted by: Lisa Virag. "The Mathematically Connected Communities- Leadership Institute For Teachers (MC2-LIFT) project is a dynamic partnership between...
Opportunities for Learning Mathematics
Posted by: Sara Morales. A Workbook for Mathematics Educators Aligned to the Common Core State Standards
Mathematically Connected Communities - Leadership Institute for Teachers (MC2-LIFT)
Posted by: Patrick Morandi. The MC2-LIFT project is an institute partnership. Four research mathematicians, 4 math education faculty, and several mathematics educators work together to run mathematics, pedagogy, and leadership training for cohorts of…
MC2-LIFT: Teaming to Design Engaged Learning in Mathematics for Teachers and Their Students
The Mathematically Connected Communities - Leadership Institute for Teachers (MC2-LIFT) project employs a team approach to designing and presenting an institute for mathematics teacher leaders to help them experience, implement,…