A Focus on Grade 8 with CMP Workshop


A Focus on Grade 8 with CMP

A CMP Workshop

June 22 to 26, 2020

Michigan State University

In 2020 we will be celebrate the 25th year of the CMP Summer Workshops.

Why Attend

A Focus on Grade 8 was designed around sharing ideas and experiences to help learn from each other. The workshop leaders will guide you through what it’s like to teach, experience, and learn in a CMP Grade 8 classroom.

Things to Know Before You Go  


Receive an in-depth look at CMP3 for Grade 8 by becoming a student.


Examine the development of the mathematics with a focus on how understanding develops and connects within and across Units.


Experience and discuss a pedagogical model for teaching CMP.


Discuss implementation, management, and grading strategies.

Mathematical Practices

Discuss how the embedded Mathematical Practices in CMP3 enhance student learning.


Learn about special features of CMP3 and support resources.

Units to be Discussed

Thinking with Mathematical Models
Looking for Pythagoras
Growing, Growing, Growing
Frogs, Fleas, and Painted Cubes
Say It With Symbols
Butterflies, Pinwheels, and Wallpaper

Free Set of Books!

Participants will receive a free set of CMP Grade 8 Books!

Registration Information


Early Registration - $650 - on or before May 2, 2019.

Standard Registration - $750 - after May 2, 2019.

Group Discount

Register 5 participants attending any of the Summer Workshops and receive a 6th registration FREE. Contact Billie Lozen at 517-432-3635 or email via connectedmath@msu.edu prior to registering your group of 5 or more.

Photographs from Past Events

2019 Summer Workshop Participants

In 2019 participants attended the CMP Summer Workshops from 19 states. Job positions included teachers, coach/leader/mentor/coordinators, administrators, and others.

Participant Professions

  • 87% Teachers
  • 7% Coach/Leader/Mentor/Coordinator
  • 7% Administrator
  • 2% Other
i>1% University

Where Participants Were From

  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Florida
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kansas
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Missouri
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Texas
  • Vermont
  • Wisconsin