As part of the Idaho Math Initiative, the Idaho State Department of Education has partnered with the Initiative for Developing Mathematical Thinking at Boise State to offer the Mathematical Thinking for Instruction class.



Fall 2015


Fall 2015 courses are below. Registration is scheduled to open Wednesday, May 20 at 8 AM Mountain. All locations, dates, and times are subject to change. Please check this site often for any updates.

REQUIRED Cost is $195 for 3 Boise State University Professional Education credits and these are required to verify completion of the course. The registration and payment process will be discussed during class.

NOTE: When you register, if your school district is not listed, please select "other". (For those of you in West Ada, please select "Meridian" or "other".)

If classes show "full", keep checking back. We start processing drops the day registration opens and seats open up as those drops occur.

The Spring 2016 schedule will be posted during September 2015 and registration will be in early November 2015.

TitleSeats (total/remaining)

Fall 2015: 6-12 Hybrid Nampa (BSU TEC Center)35/1

This 6-12 Hybrid MTI course will be held in Nampa at the BSU TEC Center with the following schedule: Tuesdays Sept 8, Sept 15, and Nov 10 from 4:30-9:00 pm each night.

The remainder of the class is delivered asynchronously online. We highly recommend you have high speed internet access at home, you feel competent in attaching/posting documents and pictures, and you have previously participated in an online course. You will not be required to be online during a certain time on a specific day, although there will be due dates for all assignments. This course will require approximately 3-4 hours per week of your time for about 10 weeks.

*All class dates are required.

*Course fee ($195) will be paid upon completion of the course.

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Fall 2015: K-3 Nampa (BSU TEC Center)35/Full

This K-3 MTI course will be held in Nampa at the BSU TEC Center (5465 E Terra Linda Way, Nampa, ID 83687) with the following schedule: Mondays Sept 14, 21, 28,Oct 5, 12, 19, 26, Nov 2, 9, 16 from 4:30-9:00 pm each day.

*All class dates are required.

*Course fee ($195) will be paid upon completion of the course.

Class is full

Fall 2015: 4-8 Caldwell35/4

This 4-8 MTI course will be held in Caldwell at Van Buren Elementary with the following schedule: Saturdays (8/29, 9/12, 9/26, 10/10, 11/7) from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm each day.

*All class dates are required.

*Course fee ($195) will be paid upon completion of the course.

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Fall 2015: 4-8 Boise35/Full

This 4-8 MTI course will be held in Boise at West Junior High with the following schedule: Wednesdays Sept 9, 16, 23, 30, Oct 7, 14 from 4:30 to 9:00 pm; Saturdays Sept 26, Oct 10 from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm.

*All class dates are required.

*Course fee ($195) will be paid upon completion of the course.

Class is full

Fall 2015: 6-12 Hybrid Twin Falls35/2

This 6-12 Hybrid MTI course will be held in Twin Falls at Canyon Ridge High School with the following schedule: Saturday Sept 12 (8:30 am to 5:30 pm) and Thursday Nov 12 (4:30-9:00 pm).

The remainder of the class is delivered asynchronously online. We highly recommend you have high speed internet access at home, you feel competent in attaching/posting documents and pictures, and you have previously participated in an online course. You will not be required to be online during a certain time on a specific day, although there will be due dates for all assignments. This course will require approximately 3-4 hours per week of your time for about 10 weeks.

*All class dates are required.

*Course fee ($195) will be paid upon completion of the course.

Register for this class >>