KP Mathematics offers a variety of professional learning experiences . . . to address the challenges emerging from today’s mathematics classrooms.
Kim Rimbey

KP® Math Events

From leadership seminars to teacher institutes to conference presentations, KP Events empower participants to grapple with the major shifts in math education today.

Conferences

KP Mathematics consultants present sessions at conferences across the U.S. Our sessions focus on the most important topics facing mathematics teaching and learning.

Leader Events

We share bright ideas for leaders, dealing with tough issues across many areas including supervision, professional learning, teacher leadership, and assessment in mathematics education.

Teacher Events

New ways of thinking, learning, and teaching math take center stage at KP Teacher Events. Balancing content and pedagogy, participants strategize ways to integrate KP methods into their instruction.

Upcoming Events

October 27, 2023

NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics) – Washington, DC

Conference

Kim  will once again be presenting sessions at this year’s NCTM Annual National Conference:

Session: Side-by-Side Math: Playfully Connecting Math Representations in Your K-8 Classroom

Description: Do you find yourself frustrated when students don’t make connections between manipulatives and paper-pencil representations? Join us as we examine a dynamic approach where students connect their understanding from manipulatives to other visuals and symbols. We will focus on selecting just-right tools in small-group settings as well as explore adaptations for whole-class instruction. Direct connections will be made to connecting physical, visual, and symbolic representations with KP Ten-Frame Tiles as well as to several Building Thinking Classrooms practices.

Details: This session will take place on Friday afternoon, October 27, at 4:00 p.m. Come by to see her if you’re going to be attending the conference!

For more information about this conference, click on the “Learn More” button.

October 30, 2023

NCSM (National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics) Conference – Washington, DC

Conference

Kim will be presenting a session at this year’s NCSM Conference:

Session: Teacher-Led Small Group Instruction: Help Your Teachers Determine WHAT to Teach in Small Groups

Description: Once your teachers get whole-group management under control and determine small-group membership, how do you help them decide what to do in their teacher-led math small groups? This session centers on coaching moves that help you support your teachers with the unique characteristics of small-group instructional frameworks as well as how to select content that ensures ALL students benefit from a focus on at-grade-level instruction. You’ll receive original, use-it-tomorrow coaching and planning templates.

Details: This session will take place on Monday, October 30, at 9:30-10:30am.

For more information about this year’s NCSM conference, click on the “Learn More” button.

January 27, 2024

MEAD: Math Educators Appreciation Day – Tucson, AZ

Conference

Kim will be presenting three sessions at this year’s MEAD conference on Saturday, January 27, 2024.

Harmonizing Problem Solving and Place Value in pK-2: Classroom Strategies that Really Work, Grades pK-2

From subitizing to multi-digit operations, place value provides a critical foundation for student success in math. Join us as we explore concrete and visual models, mental strategies, and context problems that make math meaningful in the early years. Direct connections will be made to connecting physical, visual, and symbolic representations with KP Ten-Frame Tiles as well as to several Building Thinking Classrooms practices. Take-back-to-your-classroom-tomorrow strategies will be included!

Side-by-Side Math: Playfully Connecting Math Representations in Your K-8 Classroom

Do you find yourself frustrated when students don’t make connections between manipulatives and paper-pencil representations? Join us as we examine a dynamic approach where students connect their understanding from manipulatives to other visuals and symbols. We will focus on selecting just-right tools in small-group settings as well as explore adaptations for whole-class instruction. Direct connections will be made to connecting physical, visual, and symbolic representations with KP Ten-Frame Tiles as well as to several Building Thinking Classrooms practices.

Teacher-Led Small Group Instruction: Determine WHAT to Teach in Your Math Small Groups

Once you get whole-group management under control and determine small-group membership, how do you decide what to do in your teacher-led math small groups? This session centers on moves that help you support your students using the unique characteristics of small-group instructional frameworks as well as how to select content that ensures ALL students benefit from a focus on at-grade-level instruction. You’ll receive original, use-it-tomorrow planning templates. Direct connections will be made to connecting physical, visual, and symbolic representations as well as to several Building Thinking Classrooms practices.

Learn more about the MEAD conference at https://crr.math.arizona.edu/mead-conference.

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