Teaching Methods: Elementary Mathematics –

med553

(3 credits)

This course emphasizes content and process standards and pedagogical instruction that enhance learning in P–8 mathematics. Participants explore teaching mathematics through research-based practices, problem-solving, and developmentally effective instructional strategies. Participants also examine assessment techniques, technology tools, instructional leadership, diverse learning needs, and materials management.
This graduate-level course is 6 weeks. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Advisor.

Standards in Elementary Mathematics

  • Identify the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics content standards for mathematics.
  • Combine P–8 mathematics content standards with process standards to create learning activities.
  • Identify the Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice.

Teaching through Problem Solving

  • Explain the difference between doing, learning, and understanding mathematics.
  • Design lesson plans to teach mathematics through problem solving.

Teaching Mathematical Concepts

  • Determine techniques for teaching mathematics concepts through problem solving.
  • Create a lesson plan for teaching mathematics concepts through problem solving.
  • Integrate technology into a lesson plan for teaching mathematics concepts.

Assessment

  • Explain the importance of assessment in the mathematics classroom.
  • Evaluate techniques, tools, and strategies to assess student learning.

Diversity and Classroom Management

  • Modify lessons plans to support the needs of diverse learners.
  • Analyze how classroom and materials management relate to mathematics instruction.
  • Identify the key elements of instructional leadership in elementary mathematics.

Review

  • All objectives apply.

Start your journey now

Continue
or call us at866.766.0766

Contact us