Online Professional Development Schedule

Registration is limited to K-5 teachers currently employed by a public elementary school or accredited private school in the U.S. If you don't meet these criteria, unfortunately you are not eligible for these professional development sessions and your registration will be cancelled. For more information, please email funfactor@bedtimemath.org.

Week of Monday, November 30

Tuesday, December 1
4:00 PM ET / 1:00 PM PT
Cowabunga + Face-Off: Grades 3-4
Cowabunga + Face-Off: Grades 3-4
60 minutes
In Cowabunga, students explore area and perimeter by making hands-on “farms” using paper cows and wax-stick fences. In Face-Off, students make fractions and decimals come to life by drawing colorful faces on a grid, cutting the pieces, then swapping pieces to make mixed-up faces.
Wednesday, December 2
4:00 PM ET / 1:00 PM PT
Fraction Action: Grades 3-5
Fraction Action: Grades 3-5
60 minutes
Sea creatures stacked on playing cards bring fractions to life. Students line up fractions from smallest to biggest, and see how luck affects their chances!
Wednesday, December 2
7:30 PM ET / 4:30 PM PT
Prime Time: Grades 4-5
Prime Time: Grades 4-5
60 minutes
In Prime Time, students create a colorful chart using prime factors, creating an intriguing code and reinforcing their understanding of multiples to lay groundwork for painless long division.
Thursday, December 3
4:00 PM ET / 1:00 PM PT
Glow-in-the-Dark Geometry + Neon Time Traveler: Grade 2
Glow-in-the-Dark Geometry + Neon Time Traveler: Grade 2
60 minutes
In Glow-in-the Dark Geometry, students make geometric shapes using glowsticks, then flick off the lights to discover and compare shapes. In Neon Time Traveler, students make glowing clocks and solve time challenges with numbers from the past.
Saturday, December 5
10:30 AM ET / 7:30 AM PT
Divide and Conquer: Grades 4-5
Divide and Conquer: Grades 4-5
60 minutes
Students fill colorful grids alongside the standard long division algorithm to de-mystify the steps, then solve problems to crack a secret code!

Week of Monday, December 7

Monday, December 7
7:30 PM ET / 4:30 PM PT
Face-Off: Grades 4-5
Face-Off: Grades 4-5
60 minutes
Students make fractions and decimals come to life by swapping pieces of colorful faces. They'll convert fractions to decimals and practice adding and subtracting.
Tuesday, December 8
4:00 PM ET / 1:00 PM PT
Factor Forts + Pixel-palooza: Grades 2-3
Factor Forts + Pixel-palooza: Grades 2-3
60 minutes
In Factor Forts, students stack popsicle sticks in polygonal towers to see how addition, subtraction, multiplication and division all relate. Students build on these learnings in Pixel-palooza, where they create arrays of colored squares to scale up pictures and demonstrate multiplication through art.
Tuesday, December 8
7:30 PM ET / 4:30 PM PT
Glow-in-the-Dark Geometry: Grades 3-5
Glow-in-the-Dark Geometry: Grades 3-5
60 minutes
Students make dazzling geometric lattices and cubes out of glowsticks to measure with protractors (4th grade) and calculate volume (5th grade).
Wednesday, December 9
4:00 PM ET / 1:00 PM PT
Glow-in-the-Dark Geometry + Epic Air Traffic Control: Grades K-1
Glow-in-the-Dark Geometry + Epic Air Traffic Control: Grades K-1
60 minutes
In Glow-in-the-Dark Geometry, students make geometric shapes using glowsticks, then flick off the lights to discover and compare shapes. In Epic Air Traffic Control, students make glowing number lines and do the math to get their planes to the end of the runway!
Wednesday, December 9
7:30 PM ET / 4:30 PM PT
Scruffy's Snack Shack: Grades 4-5
Scruffy's Snack Shack: Grades 4-5
60 minutes
Students explore the mechanics of multiplying 2-digit numbers in order to reward Scruffy, a street performer dog who earns snacks for his stunts. 4th grade material, but great for 5th graders who need reinforcement.
Thursday, December 10
4:00 PM ET / 1:00 PM PT
Off the Charts + Pirate Treasure Hunt: Grades 3-5
Off the Charts + Pirate Treasure Hunt: Grades 3-5
60 minutes
In Off the Charts, students line up favorite toys or objects to make giant bar graphs on the floor, comparing the real-life data to generate and compare fractions. In Pirate Treasure Hunt, students plot coordinate points to create a game board, then use these skills to find the treasure!

Week of Monday, January 4

Wednesday, January 6
4:00 PM ET / 1:00 PM PT
Sticky Twists + Rocket to Mars: Grades K-1
Sticky Twists + Rocket to Mars: Grades K-1
60 minutes
In Sticky Twists, students twist colorful wax sticks into spirals, then break down numbers by place value in this tactile exercise. In Rocket to Mars, students “fly” from Earth to Mars by adding the number of rockets to make the correct sum.
Thursday, January 7
4:00 PM ET / 1:00 PM PT
Fraction Action: Grades 3-5
Fraction Action: Grades 3-5
60 minutes
Sea creatures stacked on playing cards bring fractions to life. Students line up fractions from smallest to biggest, and see how luck affects their chances!

Week of Monday, January 11

Monday, January 11
7:30 PM ET / 4:30 PM PT
Rock 'n' Roll Bingo + Rock 'n' Roll Hops: Grades K-3
Rock 'n' Roll Bingo + Rock 'n' Roll Hops: Grades K-3
60 minutes
Students make large paper dice, then learn two games to build math fluency. Younger kids have fun practicing addition and skip counting (K-3), while older kids explore multiples and partial products (3).
Tuesday, January 12
4:00 PM ET / 1:00 PM PT
Cowabunga + Face-Off: Grades 3-4
Cowabunga + Face-Off: Grades 3-4
60 minutes
In Cowabunga, students explore area and perimeter by making hands-on “farms” using paper cows and wax-stick fences. In Face-Off, students make fractions and decimals come to life by drawing colorful faces on a grid, cutting the pieces, then swapping pieces to make mixed-up faces.
Tuesday, January 12
7:30 PM ET / 4:30 PM PT
Prime Time: Grades 4-5
Prime Time: Grades 4-5
60 minutes
In Prime Time, students create a colorful chart using prime factors, creating an intriguing code and reinforcing their understanding of multiples to lay groundwork for painless long division.
Wednesday, January 13
4:00 PM ET / 1:00 PM PT
Scruffy's Snack Shack: Grades 1-2
Scruffy's Snack Shack: Grades 1-2
60 minutes
Students explore the mechanics of multi-digit subtraction through a trilogy of dog adventures. It's like Lord of the Rings, except shorter, and about math, and starring a dog named Scruffy.
Wednesday, January 13
7:30 PM ET / 4:30 PM PT
Divide and Conquer: Grades 4-5
Divide and Conquer: Grades 4-5
60 minutes
Students fill colorful grids alongside the standard long division algorithm to de-mystify the steps, then solve problems to crack a secret code!
Thursday, January 14
4:00 PM ET / 1:00 PM PT
Scruffy's Snack Shack: Grades 4-5
Scruffy's Snack Shack: Grades 4-5
60 minutes
Students explore the mechanics of multiplying 2-digit numbers in order to reward Scruffy, a street performer dog who earns snacks for his stunts. 4th grade material, but great for 5th graders who need reinforcement.
Saturday, January 16
9:00 AM ET / 6:00 AM PT
Factor Forts + Pixel-palooza: Grades 2-3
Factor Forts + Pixel-palooza: Grades 2-3
60 minutes
In Factor Forts, students stack popsicle sticks in polygonal towers to see how addition, subtraction, multiplication and division all relate. Students build on these learnings in Pixel-palooza, where they create arrays of colored squares to scale up pictures and demonstrate multiplication through art.
Saturday, January 16
10:30 AM ET / 7:30 AM PT
Glow-in-the-Dark Geometry: Grades 3-5
Glow-in-the-Dark Geometry: Grades 3-5
60 minutes
Students make dazzling geometric lattices and cubes out of glowsticks to measure with protractors (4th grade) and calculate volume (5th grade).

Week of Monday, January 18

Tuesday, January 19
4:00 PM ET / 1:00 PM PT
Face-Off: Grades 4-5
Face-Off: Grades 4-5
60 minutes
Students make fractions and decimals come to life by swapping pieces of colorful faces. They'll convert fractions to decimals and practice adding and subtracting.
Tuesday, January 19
7:30 PM ET / 4:30 PM PT
Off the Charts + Measure Up!: Grades K-2
Off the Charts + Measure Up!: Grades K-2
60 minutes
In Off the Charts, students line up favorite toys to make giant bar graphs on the floor, connecting data with real-life objects. In Measure Up, students discover that toys and household items can become units to measure and compare just about anything.
Wednesday, January 20
4:00 PM ET / 1:00 PM PT
Sticky Twists + Rocket to Mars: Grades K-1
Sticky Twists + Rocket to Mars: Grades K-1
60 minutes
In Sticky Twists, students twist colorful wax sticks into spirals, then break down numbers by place value in this tactile exercise. In Rocket to Mars, students “fly” from Earth to Mars by adding the number of rockets to make the correct sum.
Wednesday, January 20
7:30 PM ET / 4:30 PM PT
Off the Charts + Pirate Treasure Hunt: Grades 3-5
Off the Charts + Pirate Treasure Hunt: Grades 3-5
60 minutes
In Off the Charts, students line up favorite toys or objects to make giant bar graphs on the floor, comparing the real-life data to generate and compare fractions. In Pirate Treasure Hunt, students plot coordinate points to create a game board, then use these skills to find the treasure!
Thursday, January 21
4:00 PM ET / 1:00 PM PT
Fraction Action: Grades 3-5
Fraction Action: Grades 3-5
60 minutes
Sea creatures stacked on playing cards bring fractions to life. Students line up fractions from smallest to biggest, and see how luck affects their chances!
Saturday, January 23
9:00 AM ET / 6:00 AM PT
Glow-in-the-Dark Geometry + Epic Air Traffic Control: Grades K-1
Glow-in-the-Dark Geometry + Epic Air Traffic Control: Grades K-1
60 minutes
In Glow-in-the-Dark Geometry, students make geometric shapes using glowsticks, then flick off the lights to discover and compare shapes. In Epic Air Traffic Control, students make glowing number lines and do the math to get their planes to the end of the runway!
Saturday, January 23
10:30 AM ET / 7:30 AM PT
Divide and Conquer: Grades 4-5
Divide and Conquer: Grades 4-5
60 minutes
Students fill colorful grids alongside the standard long division algorithm to de-mystify the steps, then solve problems to crack a secret code!

Week of Monday, January 25

More sessions coming soon!