Monthly Archives: January 2017

Spring 2017 Workshop at Berks Campus

We are welcoming new applications for our Spring 2017 teacher professional development workshop at Penn State Berks campus.

Date: Thursday and Friday, March 9 and 10, 2017
Time: 9:00AM – 4:00PM
Location: Penn State Berks, Room Gaige 121
Topics: The Spectrum of Addition and Subtraction (March 9) and New Perspectives on Multiplication and Division (March 10)
Compensation: 6 hours of Act 48 credits for each day
Cost: Participation is free; lunch and coffee provided
Participants: Current K-6 teachers responsible for math instruction in their classroom, as well as math specialists and school leaders
Workshop Leaders: Dr. Andrew Baxter and Dr. Hartono Tjoe

Please register below.

Update 3/2: Registration for the Berks workshops is now closed.

Follow-up Workshop: 3/30/17

We will be hosting a follow-up workshop for all previous PMI summer workshop participants on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at the University Park campus.  Registration is at the end of this post.

Andrew Baxter and Fran Arbaugh will be running the session.  We will be discussing the following:

  • Impacts that PMI has had on your students and your colleagues.
  • Mathematical discussion on geometry in the elementary grades, and the “wall” in 4th grade.
  • Pedagogy discussion from Principles to Actions.

The workshop will run 10am-3pm, with breakfast provided started at 9am and a working lunch.

If you will be unable to attend in person but would be interested in teleconferencing, contact Andrew (  If there is sufficient interest we can set something up.