A student-centered classroom plays a crucial role in developing the Standards for Mathematical Practice and 21st Century Skills within each and every student in today’s math classroom, but if we’re completely honest, facilitating a collaborative classroom is one thing above all… it’s HARD! Join Kasey as she willingly admits her shortcomings and how she overcame some of her most difficult times when it came to shifting to a collaborative classroom. Leave with some great ideas around classroom management, grouping, grading and a lot more!
Kasey Bratcher joined the Carnegie Learning team part time in May, 2008 as a Certified Implementation Specialist and transitioned to full time as a Manager of School Partnerships in July, 2011. As the Director of Professional Development, she is now responsible for ensuring and expanding the work of Carnegie Learning’s PD field staff whose work ranges from design to implementation to evaluation. Before joining Carnegie Learning full time, Kasey taught middle and high school mathematics for eight years and served as a Mathematics Consultant and coach for the largest Educational Cooperative in Kentucky. In her classroom, Kasey was also a model teacher of Carnegie Learning’s curricula and software and welcomed visitors from all over the southeast United States.