This course is designed to allow teachers and staff the opportunity to study, in-depth, the Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices (EMTP) from our District Action Plan (DAP). This course supports all math teachers in implementing and sustaining EMTP 1,2,4 and 8 to strengthen standard based instruction. This class will be utilizing The 5 Practices in Practice. Each participant will reflect on their practice, view exemplars, and link the 5 practices to their own instruction. This course will provide detailed support for ambitious teaching. Ambitious teaching requires attention to equity and to challenge the long-standing practices to provide access and opportunity for every student, so they can develop strong positive identities as learners of mathematics. At the center of ambitious teaching is a focus on classroom discourse. The core concepts of ambitious teaching in The 5 Practices in Practice aligns to DoDEA’s definition of Excellent Instruction to maximize the learning of all students. This course uses a research based text by the National Council of Mathematic Teachers available on grade bands (elementary, middle, and high) to support the professional learning of all who teach and support math.
Number of Units: 1.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for DoDEA educators
Instructors: Pacific South Secondary Math ISS
Course Format: Virtual meetings
Audience: K-12 DoDEA educators
Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days.
Enrollment Open Through: February 28, 2023 (11:59pm PT)
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