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Teaching Methods: Elementary Mathematics

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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 4 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 4 weeks

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    Assessment

    • Explain the importance of assessment in the mathematics classroom.
    • Evaluate techniques, tools, and strategies to assess student learning.
    • Create a formal or informal assessment to evaluate student learning.

    Diversity and Classroom Management

    • Modify lesson 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.

    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.
    • Analyze how math instruction has evolved due to changing standards.

    Teaching Mathematical Concepts Through Problem Solving

    • Explain the difference between doing, learning, and understanding mathematics.
    • Determine techniques for teaching mathematics concepts through problem solving.
    • Design a lesson plan for teaching mathematics through problem solving.
    • Integrate technology into a lesson plan for teaching mathematics concepts.
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