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Advanced Teacher Capacity offers professional development in mathematics, statistics, and modeling for mathematics teachers in Grades 9-12 to prepare them for four years of high school mathematics for all students.  This initiative is supported by a grant from the Improving Teacher Quality Program administered by the Ohio Department of Higher Education.

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Modspar register buttonATC Summer Institutes

The ATC program offered two summer professional development institutes in summer 2015: QUANT and Modspar.  The QUANT program will not be offered at Ohio University during summer 2016.  However, two in-depth Modspar (Modeling and Spatial Reasoning) programs will be offered at Ohio University in Summer 2016:

Modspar pay buttonRegistration is open for both Modspar programs.  
Online Modspar payment system (registration and tuition fees)
Modspar Frequently Asked Questions

Here's what past ATC scholars have said:
  • "I enjoyed becoming more comfortable with the technology."
    "The institutes were content-rich."
  • "Absolutely excellent."
  • "The BEST professional development available to high school (mathematics) teachers. The BEST model with follow-up." 
  • "[Now]...I help my students to be critical thinkers by asking questions that are of high cognitive demand.  I also engage my students in team work and collaborative activities to help them develop their communicating skills.  In addition, I incorporate technology in my teaching so students can have multiple representations of ...concepts." 

ATC award-winning scholars

For more information about ATC, contact Mary Harmison.


ATC Online Webinars

are open to all past, present, and future ATC scholars.  The webinar room will open at 7:40 p.m.  Please sign in early as a guest to test your equipment so that we may begin the webinar promptly at 8:00 p.m.  To participate, go to https://adobeconnect.oit.ohio.edu/foley/ .

  • 20 January.  Modspar: Geometry Transformations & Reflections
  • 3 February.  QUANT: Binomial Data Collection
  • 17 February.  Modspar: Geometry Transformations & Reflections continued
  • 2 March.  QUANT: Pop Top Prize Probability
  • 16 March.  Modspar: Algebra Modeling Part I
  • 6 April.  QUANT: Chi Square Test
  • 20 April.  Modspar: Algebra Modeling Part II

To view archived ATC webinars click here.



The total estimated costs for the 2015-2016 ATC project are $325,906, which includes a $184,829 grant of federal funds from the Improving Teacher Quality Program administered by the Ohio Department of Higher Education, covering approximately 56.7% of the total costs.
 
The total estimated costs for the 2016-2017 Modspar project are $313,978, which includes a $175,598 grant of federal funds from the Improving Teacher Quality Program administered by the Ohio Department of Higher Education, covering approximately 55.9% of the total costs.

 

 

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