"Alison's knowledge is amazing. She has a resource for everything. I can't say enough about her and her presentation, professionalism, and relevance to topic. Her Guided Math course is a must take for any math teacher!"
"This course has been extremely helpful to me. It changed the way I look at teaching math as well as how I think about math. The tools and strategies (Alison) showed were/are so valuable! I really enjoyed this course and I will continue to implement Guided Math in my classroom. Check back in 3 years :) "
"This course has truly inspired me to change the way I think about math and how to teach math to my students. Although at times I feel overwhelmed, I am truly excited to keep implementing Guided Math in my classroom!"
"Alison was so helpful, patient and, knowledgeable! She made her students feel comfortable to ask questions, and had many ways to make the information she was giving meaningful and relatable."
"Jackpot! Alison Mello is a true professional educational leader who is able to instruct other professionals at an elevated level...She is a fantastic find in your self discovery of implementing a strong math workshop. I will bring all of this information and resources back to my school!"
"Wonderful information, research-backed practices and resource sharing! Fast paced - great for engagement - can be tough to keep up :) Hope there will be future classes. Thank you!"
" I learned so many new ideas to teach math. The pace was perfect. Alison's reminders of Real vs. Ideal were comforting as well as not needing to jump in fully in the first week of school."
"Thank you (Alison) for being so helpful and engaging! I think you are amazing. I loved all of your philosophies and enjoyed learning about Guided Math!"
"This course was amazing. I learned so much and can't wait to take another course. Alison, you are amazing! I wish this course was a little longer!"
"This course was fantastic due to Alison's experiences, training, and organization."
"I really enjoyed Alison and the way she broke down the workshop model. She provided amazing resources and was a great resource herself!"
"Alison was great! I really enjoyed this course and hope she offers a math content course for grades 3-5 in the future."
"I enjoyed this class very much and love implementing everything I have learned in my classroom. I am watching my students love math!"
"Alison is great! She's motivational, shares real experiences and applicable resources. She's a reliable and dependable instructor who values future communication."
"Best course ever!! Do you think you don't like math?? Give math another try!"
"Instructor (Alison) was incredibly knowledgeable and passionate about math workshop and guided math instruction. A course not to be missed!"
"The course is very engaging and gives a lot of practical ideas. This course provided me with more useful resources than any courses I've taken."
"I loved everything about this class---the resources are amazing! You have to take this class!! It will changes your life (or at least your career)!"
"Changed my instruction forever!!"
What a GREAT course! I enjoyed every part of it and learned so much more about guided math and math workshop! Your energy and knowledge is just amazing! All of the materials that you shared with us and your ability to make all of us feel that much better about everything is just fantastic! I have been able to implement so many new pieces to make my math workshop run smoothly. I really like using the exit tickets to get instant feedback and group students quickly. I like getting the real time pulse of where my students are on their learning trajectory. All of the information that you shared has been so helpful! I have implemented many of the games and will be using many of the wonderful resources that you and Dr. Nicki shared to make the workshop even better. The forms created to record data will help streamline data collection and will be something that I can refer to quickly. The ability to give my students more choices and have a menu to let them know what their choices will be is so beneficial. Learning to listen more and have students teach each other has been so valuable. Also, not having to run a station each time has been a game changer. I can collect valuable information about students, play a game or have students share their math thinking. I could go on all day! Your ability to keep us completely engaged for the whole course is beyond impressive! Thank you for everything! I look forward to seeing you in the district soon and look forward to more classes to follow! Forever grateful for all your help! All the best, Nancy Killeen