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