Developing Differentiated Small Group Math Instruction
About the Course
Teachers will actively participate in online learning to investigate and gain best practices for differentiated small group math instruction. Teachers will collaborate with one another to share, learn, apply, and reflect on differentiated techniques that are used in their classroom, along with ideas to support ELL students. This course is appropriate for any teacher, at any level, who teaches math, along with paraprofessionals, and/or interventionists and other support staff.
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Identify the benefits to differentiated small group math instruction.
- Develop a plan to apply in the classroom.
- Implement and reflect on best practices.
- Provide purposeful opportunities for ELL students to be successful.
Leigh Ann Eucker
Leigh Ann Eucker is a Third Grade Teacher at Bethke Elementary School in Poudre School District who works with elementary students to help them grow and learn as an individual and a student. Leigh Ann believes that collaboration with educational professionals and specialists, along with partnering with parents/guardians, help lead to student success. Professional growth and learning are an important factor of a teacher’s success. COpilot allows opportunities for an educator to further develop their teaching practice.
Leigh Ann has been teaching at the elementary level for twelve years. She has been a lead teacher when her district adopted a new math program, has facilitated work around revising a math pacing guide for the district, and has been active in many building-wide committees including MTSS, Wellness, and SIT.
Leigh Ann holds a BA in Elementary Education from Lewis University and a MA in Currirculum and Instruction from Arkansas State University.