Intensive Workshop

July 27-29, 1PM-4PM ET

Lead Facilitators: Nina White (University of Michigan), Robin Wilson (Cal Poly Pomona)

Secondary Facilitators: Francesca Gandini (Kalamazoo College), Annaliese Keiser (University of Michigan), and Christine Von Renesse (Westfield State University)

Facilitator Bios

This 3-day, 9-hour virtual workshop will:

  • give you a broad introduction to using Inquiry-Based Learning (IBL) in your math teaching (And if you already have a solid introduction, we have a parallel session planned!)

  • be fully interactive, collaborative, and hands-on

  • introduce core principles you can apply to teaching in both in-person and virtual environments (and everything in between!)

  • center guidance for designing and redesigning courses to embed equitable mathematics teaching practices that increase learning opportunities for all students.

  • provide you with further resources to utilize before, during, and after the workshop


  • The workshop has 40 spots available. If we reach capacity, priority will be given to participants within the state of Michigan and faculty from two-year colleges.

  • All college math instructors--including graduate students!!--are welcome as participants.

  • Program is aimed at both new and experienced users of Inquiry-Based Learning.


  • The workshop is FREE

  • Meetings will happen virtually, over Zoom, and will include breaks.

  • To optimize our short synchronous time together, there will be some amount of homework in preparation for Days 2 and 3 or the workshop. It will be emailed to participants by July 20.

Funding for this workshop is provided by the Milner endowment to the University of Michigan Department of Mathematics.