CPM: Production Team Member

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Embrace the challenge of marrying technical precision with elegant design! CPM Educational Program seeks a Production Team Member to assist in the production and preparation of images, graphs, diagrams, and files for print and digital publication who is committed to producing a high-quality product. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, with a knowledge of and comfort with middle school mathematics, especially graphs and data displays.

Do you have a passion for education? Help bring more math to more people!

CPM Educational Program is committed to being an open-minded, inclusive organization that embraces diversity and values underrepresented voices and experiences. CPM Educational Program is an equal opportunity employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, gender, sexual identity, disability, or any other protected status.  

What you’ll do

  • Create print and digital content using the Adobe Creative Suite and Efofex Draw for mathematics curriculum, professional learning, and marketing materials.
  • Ensure content adheres to the visual style guide. 
  • Assist in page layout of print materials.
  • Work closely with the rest of the Production team in order to make deadlines and resolve issues.
  • Contribute to a positive work environment.
  • Have opportunities to grow!

What you bring

  • Advanced skill with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Commitment to precision
  • Understanding of information design
  • Comfort with mathematics up to 9th grade level, including a strong understanding of graphs and graphing.  
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team 
Job Category: Production Team Member
Job Type: Full Time

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Algebra Tiles Session

  • Used throughout CPM middle and high school courses
  • Concrete, geometric representation of algebraic concepts.
  • Two-hour virtual session,
  •  Learn how students build their conceptual understanding of simplifying algebraic expressions
  • Solving equations using these tools.  
  • Determining perimeter,
  • Combining like terms,
  • Comparing expressions,
  • Solving equations
  • Use an area model to multiply polynomials,
  • Factor quadratics and other polynomials, and
  • Complete the square.
  • Support the transition from a concrete (manipulative) representation to an abstract model of mathematics..

Foundations for Implementation

This professional learning is designed for teachers as they begin their implementation of CPM. This series contains multiple components and is grounded in multiple active experiences delivered over the first year. This learning experience will encourage teachers to adjust their instructional practices, expand their content knowledge, and challenge their beliefs about teaching and learning. Teachers and leaders will gain first-hand experience with CPM with emphasis on what they will be teaching. Throughout this series educators will experience the mathematics, consider instructional practices, and learn about the classroom environment necessary for a successful implementation of CPM curriculum resources.

Page 2 of the Professional Learning Progression (PDF) describes all of the components of this learning event and the additional support available. Teachers new to a course, but have previously attended Foundations for Implementation, can choose to engage in the course Content Modules in the Professional Learning Portal rather than attending the entire series of learning events again.

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Building on Instructional Practice Series

This series contains three different courses, taken in either order. The courses are designed for schools and teachers with a minimum of one year of experience teaching with CPM curriculum materials. Teachers will develop further understanding of strategies and tools for instructional practices and assessment.

Building on Equity

In this course, participants will learn how to include equitable practices in their  classroom and support traditionally underserved students in becoming leaders of their own learning. Participants will reflect on how their math identity and mindsets impact student learning. They will begin working on a plan for implementing Chapter 1 that creates an equitable classroom culture and curate strategies for supporting all students in becoming leaders of their own learning. Follow-up during the school year will support ongoing implementation of equitable classroom practices.

Building on Assessment

In this course, participants will apply assessment research to develop methods to provide feedback to students and to inform equitable assessment decisions. Participants will develop assessment action plans that will encourage continued collaboration within their learning community.

Building on Discourse

This professional learning builds upon the Foundations for Implementation Series by improving teachers’ ability to facilitate meaningful mathematical discourse. This learning experience will encourage participants to adjust their instructional practices in the areas of sharing math authority, developing independent learners, and the creation of equitable classroom environments. Participants will plan for student learning by using teaching practices such as posing purposeful questioning, supporting productive struggle, and facilitating meaningful mathematical discourse. In doing so, participants learn to support students collaboratively engaged with rigorous, team-worthy tasks with all elements of the Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices.