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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 #1 Butler, Alabama - June 19 - 20

Focus: Math tools and manipulatives that can be used at the middle school level to support the development of deep conceptual understanding.

Slide Deck - Day 1

Slide Deck - Day 2

Power of Patterns:

Sample Activity - Population Sampling

Online Resources

Tool, Models and Strategies

SolveMe Mobiles

NYS Released Test Items:

Manipulatives: