|Course Number:||EDU 5626 C05|
|Instructor:||Beth Adreon, MA, CAGS|
|Dates and Times:||February 1 - May 5, 2020|
|Credits:||3 Graduate Credits|
Participants will examine current research into effective math practices and instruction. Topics for investigation and a starting place for resources in three areas: research in math challenges; supporting all students and designing effective instruction to reach all students in mixed ability classrooms. How math instruction has changed based on the most up-to-date brain and learning will be a focus. This course will benefit K-12 teachers of mathematics and special educators. Course will be targeted based on participant needs and interest.
Boaler, J. (2016) Mathematical Mindsets: Unleashing Students’ Potential Through Creative Math, Inspiring Messages and Innovative Teaching. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Additional works supplied via PDF
Book of choice- reflection. This book should be a book about math instruction that “you’ve been meaning to read”. You will prepare a presentation for classmates with your take-aways from the text, and how it impacts your practice. (20%): - due March 1, 2020
Final project: 2 parts:
Self Reflection (10%)- due May 3, 2020
Discussion Board (20%):
One primary post each week, and at least three secondary posts to classmates. Three grading periods, roughly around the same time as other assignments are due.