Effective Classrooms
Educational Consulting, LLC

Welcome to Effective Classrooms

Education changes everything! Helping all students achieve is our ultimate goal. Effective Classrooms Educational Consulting has been providing national and international professional development for over fifteen years. From week-long camps, conferences, and workshops, to classroom coaching, we are committed to increasing student learning by equipping teachers through research-based practical strategies.

A Mind For Mathematics

Meaningful Teaching And Learning In Elementary Classrooms

What does it take to be a good mathematics teacher who actively engages students and addresses learning differences? Gain a mental picture of an effective mathematics learning environment and why it must be founded on growth mindset principles. This easy-to-read text breaks down the complex components of mathematics teaching and divides them into practical strategies. Combining mathematics research, useful tactics, and examples from K-6 classrooms, the book includes reflection questions, action tasks, and activities to inspire and engage mathematical minds.

A Mind For Mathematics, a new book by Dr. Nanci Smith, and published by Solution Tree, is available for preorder now!

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About Us

At Effective Classrooms, we equip districts, schools and teachers by designing professional development to meet your specific needs. Whatever your goals for improved student learning, we will work with you to construct a plan to help you succeed.



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"Who dares to teach must never cease to learn." - John Cotton Dana