|Course Number:||EDU 5626 C02|
|Instructor:||Gabrielle Marquette Lumbra|
|Dates and Times:||Asynchronous meetings from July 3 - August 27|
Note: Please register online. Purchase order or payment of $900, payable to RRWIB, is due at the time of registration. Please mail check to the Castleton Center for Schools, PO Box 6049, Rutland, VT 05701. If you wish to pay by credit card, please call the Center for Schools at (802) 770-7060.
This course addresses the social emotional aspects of math instruction that can increase engagement and achievement at every level. Participants will learn about math mindsets that encourage all students to be “smart” in math. They will develop strategies for creating cultures of learning in math classes. Participants will design challenging math tasks that are accessible to a wide range of students.
Increase equity in math classes by designing instructional materials that promote concept development rather than procedural math.
1. Identify strategies for creating a culture of learning
2. Identify strategies for promoting equity in math classrooms
3. Identify characteristics of math tasks that focus on concepts rather than procedures
4. Design challenging math tasks that have low entry points and high exit points
5. Integrate conceptual math with procedural math
6. Create routines and procedures that promote equity in math
Required texts are not included in course tuition.
Text: Boaler, J., & Dweck, C. (n.d.). Mathematical mindsets: Unleashing students' potential through creative math, inspiring messages and innovative teaching.
Gabrielle Marquette Lumbra