A professional development workshop supports teachers' understanding of the Standards for Mathematical Practice and helps them transfer this knowledge to the middle school classroom.
Esther M. H. Billings, firstname.lastname@example.org, David C. Coffey, email@example.com, John Golden, firstname.lastname@example.org, and Pamela J. Wells, email@example.com, are mathematics education colleagues at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan. They are interested in ways to actively engage learners in mathematical thinking. They also enjoy collaborating in teaching and in professional development opportunities.