Jerry Burkhart
Consulting, Speaking, Professional Development
5280 Math Education LLC
5280math.com

Specialty: I provide practical resources, tools, and strategies for integrating depth into math programming and instruction for advanced learners. I work by getting to know you and your school or district and tailoring our efforts to meet your needs.

Speaking, Professional Development, Consulting:

  • Identifying, creating, aligning, and implementing deep tasks that extend math standards for advanced learners (grades 1 – 8)
  • General consulting (programming, identification, general problem solving)
  • Supporting communication between teachers, parents, administrators, and other stakeholders
  • Using formative and summative assessment effectively with talented math students
  • Motivating talented math students
  • Meeting emotional needs of talented math students
  • Creating a classroom culture that supports mathematical challenge
  • Implementing Advanced Common Core Math Explorations in your classroom or school (Grades 5 – 8)
  • Defining and applying appropriate uses of math acceleration 

Delivery of Services:  Resources; instructional modeling, observation, and reflection; interactive workshops; presentations; individual and team consulting

Publications:

Advanced Common Core Math Explorations: Factors and Multiples (2014)
Advanced Common Core Math Explorations: Numbers and Operations (2014)
Advanced Common Core Math Explorations: Fractions (2014)
Advanced Common Core Math Explorations: Measurement and Polygons (2015)
Advanced Common Core Math Explorations: Ratios, Proportions, and Similarity (2016)

To see all four books, please use this link: Advanced Common Core Math Explorations from Prufrock Press

Coming in Spring 2016: Advanced Common Core Math Explorations: Ratios, Proportions, and Similarity
Coming in Fall 2016: Advanced Common Core Math Explorations: Probability and Statistics

The Prufrock Press website is here: www.prufrock.com

 

Background:

  • Experience: 20 years of teaching talented math students
  • Experience: 7 years professional development/coaching
  • Education: M.A., Mathematics: M.A.T., Math Education