**Diebold Educational Consulting**

Math Workshop Descriptions

**Math Instruction for Students Who Struggle in Grades K-3**

Materials, Methods & Specially-Designed Instruction

**Review**Math Skills Progressions from the NMP Report & Common Core Standards**Simulate**Common Math Difficulties (directionality, fact retrieval, concepts, more)**Learn**the Four Levels of Instruction (concrete, pictorial, symbolic & application)**Construct**Teacher-Made Math Manipulatives**Practice**Alternative Strategies for Teaching Basic Operations, Word Problems & more

Materials & Programs Reviewed - Numicon, Cuisenaire Rods, Clear-View Base Ten Blocks, Math-U-See, Invicta Math Balance, Semple Math, Touch Math, Singapore Math, Stevenson-Semple Clock & Calendar, more

**Math Instruction for Students Who Struggle in Grades 4-9**

Materials, Methods & Specially-Designed Instruction

**Review**Math Skills Progressions from the NMP Report & Common Core Standards**Simulate**Common Math Difficulties (directionality, fact retrieval, concepts, more)**Learn**the Four Levels of Instruction (concrete, pictorial, symbolic & application)**Construct**Teacher-Made Math Manipulatives**Practice**Alternative Strategies for Teaching Basic Operations, Word Problems & more

Materials & Programs Reviewed - Clear-View Base Ten Blocks, Math Balances, Fraction Strips-Circles-Squares, Decimal Squares, Geo-Boards, Safety Compasses, Swing-Arm Protractors, Polydron Frameworks, Power Solids, Hands-On Equations, Algeblocks, Algebra Lab Gear, more

**Algebra - Instructional Alternatives**

Tools & Strategies for Students Who Struggle

**Review**Math Skills Progressions from the NRP Report & Common Core Standards**Simulate**Common Math Difficulties (conceptual & computational)**Apply**the Fours Levels of Instruction to Algebra**Represent**Basic Operations of Algebraic Expressions with Concrete Materials**Solve**Linear & Quadratic Equations with Manipulatives**Learn**How to Construct Images of Operations & Connect Vocabulary to Processes

Materials Demonstrated - Base Ten Blocks, Mathematical Balances, Hands-On Equations, Algeblocks, Algebra Lab Gear, more

* Participants should bring scissors for constructing teacher-made manipulatives.

**Semple Math Levels 1 & 2 - Addition & Subtraction**

Math Instruction for Students with Dyscalculia

**Review**the Unique Scope & Sequence of the Semple Math Program**Learn**Techniques for Correct Numeral Formation**Practice**Mnemonic Strategies for Fact Retrieval, Place Value & Algorithms**Learn**the Hierarchical Sequence for Word Problems using Mnemonics**Apply**Semple Strategies for Money & Time**Learn**How to Integrate Base Ten Blocks & Math Balance Manipulatives

**Semple Math Levels 3 & 4 - Multiplication & Division**

Prerequisite Workshop: Semple Math 1 & 2

**Review**the Unique Scope & Sequence of the Semple Math Program**Learn**Techniques for Multiplication, Division, Fractions & Decimals**Practice**Mnemonic Strategies for Fact Retrieval, Place Value & Algorithms**Learn**the Hierarchical Sequence for Word Problems using Mnemonics**Learn**How to Integrate Decimal Squares & Algeblocks Manipulatives

**Numicon Math**

Multi-Sensory Instruction for Early Math Concepts

**Learn**the Four Levels of Instruction (concrete, pictorial, symbolic & application)**Compare**the Refined Numicon Progression of Skills to the Common Core**Examine**How Numicon Shapes Promote Number-Numeral Concepts & Subitization**Learn**How to Represent Concepts & Operations with Shapes & Cuisenaire Rods**Link**Numicon Shapes to Direct Instruction with Semple Math & Touch Math

**Touch Math**

Strategies for Fact Retrieval & Computation

**Learn**the Four Levels of Instruction (concrete, pictorial, symbolic & application)**Learn**the Supplemental, Multi-Sensory Touch Math Technique for Fact Retrieval**Practice**Using Touch Points for Computation of Basic Operations**Integrate**Touch Math Computational Strategies with the Use of Manipulatives

**Singapore Math Word Problems**

Step-By-Step Model Drawing

**Review**the Four Levels of Instruction (concrete, pictorial, symbolic & application)**Learn**a 7-Step Singapore Procedure for Solving Word Problems**Practice**Word Problems at the Discrete & Continuous Levels**Apply**the Singapore Strategy with Basic Operations, Fractions, Decimals, Ratio, Percents & Early Algebra Word Problems