North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching
276 NCCAT Dr, Cullowhee, NC 28723

15989 Designing for Math Engagement and Mastery through Experiential Learning
What if rather than hearing your students say, “I’m not good at math,” you could hear them say “math is one of my favorite classes!”? This workshop is for middle and high school math teachers ready to shift the paradigm for engaging teaching and learning through Design Thinking and the core elements of Experiential Learning: Problem, Place, and Project Based Learning. We will ground our work in student empathy, an asset-based lens, and proven learner-centered strategies that help restore the joy, wonder, and relevance of math while also enabling an increase in rigor and student depth of knowledge. Participants will work in a collaborative environment to develop a working knowledge of the design process and elements of High Quality PBL, as well as leverage a wealth of proven resources that help make math instruction less siloed and abstract and more connected to applications that students care about. Come to NCCAT with one or more ideas of how to design an experiential learning culture in your classroom and school.
Session ID: 15989 Designing for Math Engagement and Mastery through Experiential Learning
Location: Cullowhee
Dates: Nov 29, 2021 - Dec 2, 2021
Instructional Hours: 25.0
Registration End Date:
Nov 22, 2021 12:00 AM
Comments: For grades 6-12. This is a face-to-face program at our Cullowhee campus.

Applying to NCCAT

Who is Eligible? North Carolina certified pre-K through 12th grade teachers who are employed in North Carolina public schools, including charter schools, are eligible to attend NCCAT programs. (This may include school administrators, counselors, library media specialists, lead teachers, and mentors.) 

Please check with your principal prior to applying to be sure your travel/substitute teacher costs will be covered by your school.

What is Provided? NCCAT provides your food, lodging and programming. Teachers and/or their districts are responsible for travel and substitute teacher costs.

How Do I Submit an Application? Select the events you wish to apply for in the shopping cart below.

How Do I Know If I've Been Accepted? Once we have received your completed application, we will email notification of your placement status to you as well as your principal/director.

Questions? Please contact NCCAT Teacher Services by phone 828-293-5202 or email