Adam Smith

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Adam Smith is an experienced education leader and math educator. Most recently, he has served as the K-5 Math Curriculum Coordinator for the Ferguson-Florissant School District (St. Louis, MO). In the four years he has served in this role, Smith has restructured math instruction, rewritten the K-5 mathematics curriculum, collaborated to bring standards-based grading to the district, and initiated shifts within professional development for math teaching and learning for all staff. Smith has previously served as an Assistant Professor of Mathematics, an Adjunct instructor, and a high school math teacher, where he taught algebra, geometry, trigonometry, calculus, statistics, and math education courses. Additionally, he has facilitated training for teachers and teacher leaders across the country, training in math standards, high-quality instruction materials (like Engage NY and Illustrative Math), leadership development, and mindset shifts toward more equitable outcomes for students. Currently, Smith is the Associate Director of Inclusive R&D Partnerships for EF+Math and AERDF (Advanced Education Research and Development Fund), where he works at the intersection of education research, product development, equity, curricular support, leadership development, and partnership cultivation.

Adam Smith.

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May 23, 2024 07:06 PM EDT

Unlocking Mathematical Potential: Integrating Equity, Executive Function, and Culturally Responsive Practices (Open to All)

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