Math & Science PD Support
Delivered On-Site by Heinemann-Trained Consultants
Heinemann Professional Development is proud to offer On-Site Professional Support in math and science Education from nationally respected Heinemann authors.
Heinemann's resources for math and science educators are growing rapidly. We've expanded our professional book offerings with a new commitment to share innovative and effective teaching techniques from math classrooms around the country, and introduced firsthand classroom materials that provide supplemental, research-based activities to promote deeper thinking among your students.
We're ready to help you and your students deepen your understanding of the subject, in the same way we have supported literacy learning for over twenty years.
Our list of exceptional presenters includes:
- Susan O'Connell
- Honi J. Bamberger
- Arthur Hyde
- Lucy West
- Marlene Thier
- Jo Anne Vasquez
- Brian Campbell
- Lori Fulton
Whether you need one day or multiple days of training and support, Heinemann Professional Development matches your needs in instructional process and math and science content with our authors' expertise.
Bring one of our nationally-known experts to your school or district. We'll provide the training you need to implement best math and science practices in your school.
Honi J. Bamberger is coauthor of Introduction to Connections (PreK–2, 3–5, and 6–8), part of Heinemann's Math Process Standards Series. She is a professor in the department of mathematics at Towson University. A former classroom teacher, she is a mathematics education researcher, the author of many books and articles, and a nationally recognized speaker on math education. more »
Brian Campbell and Lori Fulton are the coauthors of Science Notebooks: Writing About Inquiry. Lori is a teacher in the Clark County School District in Las Vegas, Nevada. Brian is a curriculum developer at the Lawrence Hall of Science. Brian and Lori have had extensive involvement in the National Science Foundation-funded Local Systemic Change, Mathematics, and Science Enhancement Project (MASE). more »
Arthur Hyde is the author or coauthor of the Heinemann titles Understanding Middle School Mathematics, Comprehending Math, Best Practice, Third Edition, and Mathwise. A professor of mathematics education at National-Louis University, he received its Excellence in Teaching award. While teaching high school mathematics in Philadelphia, he developed a variety of creative methods for teaching math. more »
Susan O'Connell edits Heinemann's Math Process Standards Series. She has been a classroom teacher, instructional specialist, testing coordinator, and district school-improvement specialist. She currently advises a federal education grant at the University of Maryland and consults nationwide. Sue is the author of Introduction to Problem Solving, 2/e and Introduction to Communication (2007)—both part of the Math Process Standards Series—and Now I Get It (2005). more »
Marlene Thier is co-author of The New Science Literacy: Using Language Skills To Help Students Learn Science (2002). A 25-year veteran of the classroom, Marlene has been a science materials developer, teacher educator, and internationally recognized leader in the movement to link science and literacy education. She has made presentations on the subject at conferences from California to South Africa, Brazil and Hong Kong and has worked closely with many schools to implement programs based on her concepts. more »
Jo Anne Vasquez is the author of the Heinemann title Tools and Traits for Highly Effective Science Teaching, Kâ€“8. An experienced elementary science educator who has taught primary through college level courses, she has achieved national prominence through her extraordinary contributions to science education as a keynote speaker and professional developer. more »
Lucy West has served New York City schools in a variety of roles from classroom teacher, curriculum developer, and assistant principal to teacher supervisor and Director of Mathematics Instruction for Community School District #2. She participated in the creation of the Institute for Learning at the Learning Research and Development Center, University of Pittsburgh. Her best-selling title Content-Focused Coaching, written with coauthor Fritz Staub, is one of the products of that collaboration. more »
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Heinemann PD Catalog-Journal
Be sure to read our latest issue of Heinemann's Professional Development Catalog-Journal. Our Spring 2013 issue explores how we can embrace the new emphasis on Common Core informational text without diminishing children's curiosity and appetite for knowledge, and the overarching importance of sticking with the foundations of best instructional practices.
Download and share provocative articles and resources presented by leading thinkers in our field here ».