This course is designed to allow teachers and staff the opportunity to study in depth the Mathematical Teaching Practices (MTP) that inform instruction. The course supports all math teachers in implementing and sustaining the MTP Framework to strengthen standards based instruction and promote student growth through activities that strengthen modeling and reasoning skills. Educators will use research based practices to create the optimal conditions for learner centered, student-owned deep mathematical thinking and learning, and have the power to transform mathematics classrooms (Liljedahl, 2021).
Number of Units: 2.0 - 3.9 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for K-12 educators of mathematics.
Course Materials: Text, Building Thinking Classrooms in Mathematics Grades K-12 by Peter Liljedahl available at Amazon.com or your local bookstore
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