Upcoming Conferences & Workshops


Invigorate Math Learning with Math Words and Discussions featuring Mona Iehl

Live Virtual

October 15th, 2024 - October 29th, 2024, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Live on Zoom and Asynchronously


Session 1 - October 15 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT

Session 2 - October 22 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT

Session 3 - October 29 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT


Live on Zoom and
4.5 PD Hours


Explore strategies for crafting engaging interactive math tasks, aligning them with learning goals, and facilitating meaningful discussions that encourage every student to contribute and thrive. From understanding the nuances of differentiation to honing teacher moves that promote sense-making, each segment of the workshop is designed to equip educators with practical tools and insights they can immediately apply in their classrooms. Whether you're a seasoned math teacher or new to the field, this workshop promises to invigorate your teaching practice and empower you to cultivate a vibrant mathematical community where all students can succeed.


Learning Outcomes

  • Implement Structured Routines: Develop and implement structured routines for math tasks that foster sense-making and comprehension of word problems.
  • Align Tasks with Learning Goals: Explore a planning protocol to align math tasks with specific learning goals, ensuring they support sense-making and understanding of mathematical progressions.
  • Differentiate with Support & Choice: Create and integrate prepared nudges and nuggets to promote and develop students’ math thinking.
  • Facilitate Inclusive Discussions: Lead discussions that provide support and choice, ensuring all students have opportunities to make sense of mathematics and contribute meaningfully.


Who Should Attend

Teachers, TeacherCoaches, CurriculumDirectors, Principals, District Administrators, K - 5


Mona Iehl is a teacher of 16 years, math coach, and founder of the Chicago Math Group. As a former math avoider, Mona found a passion for teaching math through word problems and math discussions. Now, she empowers others to do the same. Through virtual and school-based collaborative coaching, Mona supports teachers in cultivating a math classroom that supports all learners in building deep understandings through student-centered lesson designs. You can listen to Mona every Monday on her podcast, Honest Math Chat. Listen to Mona on Math!


Conference Fees

Member Rate:  $199

Non-Member:  $248 (includes 1 year of membership) 

2 people:  $238 (does not include a membership) 

3 people:  $228 (does not include a membership) 

Student/ Retiree:  $99 (does not include a membership) 


How to Register                                                                                                                                                         

  • Online: Use your Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express card at http://www.illinoisascd.org

  • Call: 800-877-1478 or 309-438-2160, Mon. - Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., and use your Visa,
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  • Mail: Send the completed form with a check or copy of the PO to IL ASCD Iehl — Illinois State University, Conference Services, Campus Box 8610, Normal, IL 61790-8610.

  • Fax: Fax the completed form to 309-438-5364 using your Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express or a copy of your school P.O.  





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