Making Math Fun! Project based learning in K-8 Classrooms, Wood, Spring 2020

Course Number: EDU 5626 C07
Instructor: Monica Wood
Location: Online
Dates and Times: April 30- May 28, 2020. WebEx meetings from 4:00- 6:30 on April 30th, May 7th, May 14th, May 21st, May 28.
Credits: 3 Graduate Credits
Tuition: $975

Course Description

In this course, students will learn about Project Based Learning that is in alignment to the Common Core standards. Students will study the impact of using PBL in their classrooms, learn how to take formative and summative assessment data to measure student growth and learning, and make their own Project Based Learning unit for students at the grade level they choose.

Audience: K-8 elementary and middle school teachers who are excited about mathematics education!

Course Goals

Engaging students in the impact of inquiry based learning of mathematics.

Course Objectives: In this course…

  • Students will be able to articulate the benefits of using Project Based Learning in their classrooms.
  • Students will be able to identify how to use formative and summative assessments to measure efficacy of Project Based Learning.
  • Students will be able to create a Project Based Unit based that develop understanding of common core standards at the appropriate grade level.

Required Texts

Required readings provided by the course instructor.

For additional course information

Monica Wood
518-744-0889

For additional registration information

Bethany Sprague

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