elm538 | Graduate
Mathematics Content And Curricular Knowledge
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Mathematics Content and Process Standards
- Identify the specific state and national content and process standards in Kâ6 mathematics.
- Describe the mathematical practice standards.
- Examine the major concepts within operations and algebraic thinking, number and operations in base ten, numbers and operations, and geometry.
- Evaluate strategies for teaching math concepts to primary students.
- Evaluate strategies for teaching math concepts to intermediate students.
- Compare questioning strategies and learning activities that elicit, engage, and challenge students' thinking for successful problem solving in real-life scenarios.
- Research current technology tools that enhance learning in the mathematics classroom.
Assessing and Using Data Analysis
- Describe effective methods for assessing learnersâ understanding in mathematics using formative and summative assessments.
- Evaluate assessment techniques, tools, and strategies that are used to measure learning in mathematics.
- Use assessment data to inform planning and instruction.
- Describe strategies for guiding learners through self-analysis and reflection of their learning.
Mathematics Instruction for Diverse Learners
- Examine current trends and issues regarding differentiating mathematics instruction for diverse learners.
- Analyze strategies for adjusting and modifying the learning environment to meet the needs of diverse learners.
- Analyze strategies for differentiating instruction.
- Describe how technology can be used to engage and meet the needs of diverse learners.
Problem-Based Learning and Interdisciplinary Teaching
- Identify key components of problem-based learning in mathematics.
- Analyze a variety of instructional strategies that are designed to help students reason, solve problems, and communicate effectively in mathematics.
- Examine interdisciplinary strategies that develop skills across content areas.
Collaboration and Professional Development
- Evaluate professional and community resources that support and enhance mathematics instruction.
- Describe the importance of collaboration, self-reflection, and professional development to improve practice.
- Identify strategies for collaborating with all stakeholders in order to enhance student learning.
- Investigate professional development opportunities available to address your specific needs and interests.
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