Meet Dr. Nicki
Dr. Nicki Newton is an education consultant who works with schools and districts around the country on elementary math curriculum (including best practices, guided math and math centers) as well as curriculum mapping. She has taught elementary school, middle school, and graduate school. Having spent several years as a bilingual teacher and staff developer, she has an extensive background in Sheltered Instruction and English Language Learner Strategies.
In partnership with CKingEducation, Dr. Nicki provides resources for workshop participants to access. If you have recently attended a workshop led by a consultant working in partnership with CKingEducation and Dr. Nicki’s Giggle Nook, then your resources are below.
Session #2 Butler, Alabama - July 30 - 31 w/ Christine King
Focus: Using structures that promote critical thinking, engagement and discourse.
DAY 2 Resources
Noticings and Wonderings:
Rally Coach/Sage and Scribe
Teacher Tell Me - Percents (Gr. 6)
Lesson #4 (4x + 5 = 2x + 13)
Hands-on Fractions (2/3 x 9/6)
Hands-on Fractions (y - 1/6y + 3 = 2/6y + 9)
6th Grade Exam - First 9 Weeks - Module 1 and 2
Grade 6 (NYS Released Items 2013 - present)
Grade 7 (NYS Released Items 2013 - present)
Session #1 Butler, Alabama - June 19 - 20 w/ Christine King
Focus: Math tools and manipulatives that can be used at the middle school level to support the development of deep conceptual understanding.
Power of Patterns:
Sample Activity - Population Sampling
Tool, Models and Strategies
NYS Released Test Items:
Didax Online (virtual manipulatives)
Math Learning Center (virtual manipulatives)
Glencoe (virtual manipulatives)
Coordinate Pegboard (virtual manipulative)