The MSTAR Math Academy training for Grades 7-8 will allow participants to examine the big ideas in the Grades 7-8 mathematics TEKS and learn strategies to prepare students for success in algebra. Participants will explore hands-on, student-centered lessons designed to provide connections to and strengthen participants' knowledge of the middle-school mathematics that is critical for success in algebra, the College and Career Readiness Standards (CCRS), English Language Proficiency Standards (ELPS), and Response to Intervention (RtI). Sessions will provide Texas teachers and administrators with online resources and follow-up activities through an online interactive platform, as well as allow educators to build online professional learning communities for further development and growth.

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