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Teaching Methods: Remedial Mathematics

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This course is designed to provide participants with knowledge of standards-based pedagogical instructional practices to facilitate and enhance learning for students who struggle with mathematics. Participants examine diagnostic information on mathematics difficulties and strategies for systematic intervention and remediation. The assessment and evaluation of progress and meeting diverse learning needs is also explored.

This graduate-level course is 4 To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

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

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    Meeting the Needs of the Dissimilar Learner

    • Describe the use and value of systematic instructional methods.
    • Recommend intervention and instructional strategies.
    • Develop plans to meet the needs of the dissimilar learner.

    Understanding the Dissimilar Learner

    • Explain the factors that affect the learning of mathematics.
    • Describe general strategies and guiding principles for teaching mathematics.
    • Identify the challenges of the dissimilar learner.

    Whole Number Computations, Division, Fractions, Decimals, and Measurement

    • Differentiate between conceptual and procedural errors.
    • Analyze error patterns in place value, addition, subtraction, and multiplication of whole numbers.
    • Analyze error patterns in division operations, fractions, and decimals.
    • Analyze error patterns in measurement problems.
    • Describe instructional activities for diagnosis and remediation.

    Challenges of Problem Solving

    • Explain the role of literacy and numeracy issues in problem solving.
    • Describe instructional strategies for improving problem-solving skills.
    • Design instruction to improve problem-solving skills.
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