Materials from our CGI Professional Development Sessions

 

CGI Addition and Subtraction Problem Types Chart

Includes examples with single digit addends, multi-digit addends, and fraction and decimal addition and subtraction.

Kindergarten through Second Grade Student Interview

This is the math interview we use with lindergarten through second grade students in our summer sessions.

Audio files of K-2 interview problems in Spanish

Third through Sixth Grade Student Interview

This is the math interview we use with third through sixth grade students in our summer sessions.

Audio files of 3-6 interview problems in Spanish

We use these 3 planning templates in our CGI summer sessions as well as in our classroom embedded work. These templates help teachers think ahead about how they will facilitate a discussion of students’ strategies.

CGI Template #1 for Planning a Discussion of Students’ Strategies

CGI Template #2 for Planning a Discussion of Students’ Strategies

CGI Template #3 for Planning a Discussion of Students’ Strategies

CGI Template for Sorting Student Work

This template is used to help teachers sort student work.

CGI Problem Solving Notebook for Kindergarten through Second Grades

Teachers can use this word document to write problems for their students, and plan problem solving lessons.

CGI Problem Solving Notebook for Third through Sixth Grades

Teachers can use this word document to write problems for their students, and plan problem solving lessons.

CGI K-6 Problem Solving Notebook

Teachers can use this word document to write problems for their students, and plan problem solving lessons. Planning for a Discussion of Students’ Strategies

Purposeful Pedagogy and Discourse Instructional Model: Student Thinking Matters Most

In this paper, CGI Math TLC instructor, Linda Jaslow, provides insight into planning instruction around students’ thinking.

CGI Number Facts Strategy Assessment

When teachers understand the strategies that students use to solve number facts, teachers can design instruction to support learning number facts with understanding.

 

Little Rock School District CGI Team Meeting Templates

The Little Rock School District (Arkansas) has generously shared their CGI Team Meeting Templates with us. Team Meetings are typically grade-level meetings for groups of CGI teachers teaching at the same school. They are typically held during PLC time.

CGI Team Meeting Agenda Template Overview

CGI Team Meeting Template - Addition and Subtraction with single digit addends

CGI Team Meeting Template - Addition and Subtraction with multi-digit addends

CGI Team Meeting Template - Multiplication and Division with single-digit factors

CGI Team Meeting Template - Base Ten problems

Additional Resources for using CGI with your students are available from our Mentor Teachers.