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Math Education Collective

Started in fall 2021, the Math Education Collective (MEC) group offers high-quality school-based mathematics support for educators through Boise State University. Collaboration through the MEC provides capacity to meet stakeholder’s goals for improving math education.

Why Partner with the MEC?

High quality support for teachers of mathematics requires experience, knowledge, and skill. Boise State’s mathematics teacher professional learning group has the expertise and proven track record to meet district needs.

Annual Math Teaching Conference

Fun, free day of professional learning for 300+ local educators to share classroom-tested strategies and resources for improving K-12 student learning of mathematics.

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Accelerate Math Learning Collaborative


Sponsored project engaging 30 teams of K-12 educators in improvement cycles to better meet the needs of students who are experiencing difficulty learning mathematics.

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Regional Math Center


Long-running sponsored project to provide deep, sustained, and effective mathematics professional development for educators in Idaho.

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MEC Professional Learning University Services


Custom math teacher support for school districts. Contract options include facilitated lesson study cycles, consulting for district math initiatives, math coaching and specialist support, pedagogy and content workshops, and more.

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Rural Action Network for Growth and Engagement


Collaborative research project between Boise State and University of Idaho to work with 90 rural teachers in Idaho to improve grades 6-8 mathematics teaching through high quality job-embedded teacher professional development.

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Idaho High School Math Badging Pilot Project

Math Badging

Part of a multi-state pilot program to study the implementation of a Badge Framework for engaging more students in rigorous, relevant, and diverse learning opportunities in upper-level high school courses.

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Researching Order of Teaching


Large research project studying the effective sequencing of instructional practices to improve grades 6-8 mathematics achievement.

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Modeling and Data Analysis Literacy


Multi-year sponsored project with 500+ Idaho math teachers. Includes workshop materials and dozens of classroom-tested high quality lessons for teaching modeling and data in grades 6-12.

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