79 episodes

CPM Educational Program is a non-profit publisher of math textbooks for grades 6-12. As part of its mission, CPM provides a multitude of professional learning opportunities for math educators. The More Math for More People podcast is part of that outreach and mission. Published biweekly, the hosts, Joel Miller and Misty Nikula, discuss the CPM curriculum, trends in math education and share strategies to shift instructional practices to create a more inclusive and student-centered classroom. They also highlight upcoming CPM professional learning opportunities and have conversations with math educators about how they do what they do. We hope that you find the podcast informative, engaging and fun. Intro music credit: JuliusH from pixabay.com.

More Math for More People CPM Podcast

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    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

CPM Educational Program is a non-profit publisher of math textbooks for grades 6-12. As part of its mission, CPM provides a multitude of professional learning opportunities for math educators. The More Math for More People podcast is part of that outreach and mission. Published biweekly, the hosts, Joel Miller and Misty Nikula, discuss the CPM curriculum, trends in math education and share strategies to shift instructional practices to create a more inclusive and student-centered classroom. They also highlight upcoming CPM professional learning opportunities and have conversations with math educators about how they do what they do. We hope that you find the podcast informative, engaging and fun. Intro music credit: JuliusH from pixabay.com.

    Episode 4.3: Where Joel and Misty discuss King Kamehameha and then IT'S THE END OF THE SCHOOL YEAR!!!

    Episode 4.3: Where Joel and Misty discuss King Kamehameha and then IT'S THE END OF THE SCHOOL YEAR!!!

    Buckle up! It's the end of the school year and we've got a podcast filled with reflections, advice, and learnings!First, Joel and Misty discuss King Kamehameha Day. If you live in Hawaii (first, #envious), then you probably already know many of the fun facts that they share about King Kamehameha and a few of his amazing accomplishments. Then it's time for the FINAL installment of Join Them on Their Journey. Grahame, Mike, and Maggie share their final reflections on the year, make plans f...

    • 40 min
    Episode 4.02: Where Joel and Misty talk about spelling bees and continue their conversation with Dr. Amanda Jansen

    Episode 4.02: Where Joel and Misty talk about spelling bees and continue their conversation with Dr. Amanda Jansen

    It's another interesting podcast with Joel and Misty!First, they learn about the Scripps Spelling Bee and Misty's former spelling bee prowess as a child...Then, they have part 2 of our conversation with Dr. Mandy Jansen about rough draft thinking in the math classroom! If you missed part 1, please tune in to the May 14 podcast (here). Connect with Dr Jansen on X: @MandyMathEdOur final installment of Join Them on Their Journey will be next episode. Then it's a new Math Joke of the Podcast...

    • 27 min
    Episode 4.01: Where Joel and Misty discuss chihuahuas and begin a conversation with Dr Mandy Jansen about rough draft thinking in math classrooms

    Episode 4.01: Where Joel and Misty discuss chihuahuas and begin a conversation with Dr Mandy Jansen about rough draft thinking in math classrooms

    It's Season 4 on the More Math for More People podcast and we have some new segments in store for you this upcoming season!May 14 is International Chihuahua Appreciation Day - so first Joel and Misty discuss what they like about chihuahuas including Misty's rescue dog, Tabitha Chicken Bean. Then they begin part 1 of a conversation with Dr Mandy Jansen of the University of Delaware about rough draft thinking and revising in math class. You can find copies of the slides from Mandy's keyno...

    • 41 min
    Episode 3.26: Where Joel and Misty discuss bubble tea and co-teaching shifts with two teachers from Wisconsin

    Episode 3.26: Where Joel and Misty discuss bubble tea and co-teaching shifts with two teachers from Wisconsin

    Please complete our FIVE-question listener survey! Doing so will help us design content that you want to hear. LINKEver wondered about the intriguing little balls at the bottom of your bubble tea? Sip along with Joel and Misty at they toast National Bubble Tea Day. Unravel the mysteries of tapioca pearls, reminiscing on childhood memories and the sweet, chewy treats they've loved. Joining them are two co-teaching educators, Tom Dagit and Amanda Kadulski, who share their story...

    • 44 min
    Episode 3.25: Where Joel and Misty discuss orchids and learn about one instructional coach's growth

    Episode 3.25: Where Joel and Misty discuss orchids and learn about one instructional coach's growth

    It's National Orchid Day! So Joel and Misty discuss their favorite types and their valiant, and often failed, efforts to get them to rebloom...They also have a conversation with Nicole Esterling, an instructional coach from Little Chute, WI, about her initial challenges, setbacks, and growth as a coach with her team of elementary teachers. We appreciate her willingness to discuss her mistakes to help all of us learn and grow!If you are interested in learning more about the Foundations for Coa...

    • 35 min
    Episode 3.24: Where Joel and Misty discuss PB&J and learn about the promise and perils of growth mindset promotion

    Episode 3.24: Where Joel and Misty discuss PB&J and learn about the promise and perils of growth mindset promotion

    This week on the More Math for More People podcast:Joel and Misty discuss National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day. Which do YOU prefer, crunchy or smooth? Raspberry or grape? Jam or Jelly? Make yourself a sandwich (with as many knives as you would like) and come listen!Mike Lolkus and Ernesto Bautista drop in to discuss how the ideas behind a growth mindset can both bolster students and create difficulties for students if not intentionally and consciously implemented. They introduce three practi...

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

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8 Ratings

8 Ratings

Jenny HG ,

Thank you!

I really appreciate your podcast. I am a CC1, CC1/2 (compacted) and CCA teacher in a very small district. Listening to you gives me a lifeline for my teaching practice. Keep those new episodes coming!! This week’s episode about CPM research and math talks was inspiring. Many thanks!

MrsBloom21 ,

Informative and fun

I have enjoyed every episode of the More Math for More People podcast. I love learning more about CPM and hearing great tips for my classroom. Highly recommend!

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