Center for Mathematics and Science Education

The University of Mississippi

Keys to Mathematical Success

Workshop Description

Quality mathematics instruction has fundamental practices that set the stage for mathematical success for all students.  From setting attainable instructional goals to supporting productive struggle, these practices are applicable to mathematics classrooms across all grade levels and are informed through research. In this two-day workshop, participants will explore how teachers can implement these practices and impact student learning. 

Workshop Details

Grade band: K-12th

Date: June 6-7, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM each day, one-hour lunch break

Location: Jackson Avenue Center, Oxford MS

Registration fee: $250.00; includes 1.2 CEUs

Registration deadline: May 30, 2019


Dr. James joined the CMSE family in 2007 as a graduate research fellow. She is now the Assistant Director of Professional Learning. 

Dr. James earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Mathematics Education from Mississippi University for Women in 2000. While teaching mathematics at the high school level, she earned her Master of Arts Teaching degree from Grand Canyon University in 2006 and her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction (Secondary Mathematics Education) from the University of Mississippi in 2011. Her desire is to help teachers feel successful and knowledgeable in the classroom. Her research interests include understanding how exploring mathematical progressions may impact teacher content knowledge and student achievement. 

Dr. Julie James