Making Sense of K-2 Word Problem Types Through Schema-Based Instruction

1 Units
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for DoDEA Participants Only

In this one-hour graduate credit course, participants will build background knowledge and capacity in Schema-Based Instruction. 

Course Details

Number of Units: 1.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for elementary teachers.

Course Materials: Text, Mathematize It! Going Beyond Key Words to Make Sense of Word Problems (K-2) by Morrow-Leong, K., Delano Moore, S., & Gojak, L.M. available at or your local bookstore


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What You Will Learn

  • Understand what Schema-Based Instruction (SBI) is
  • Utilize Schema-Based Instruction to support students in making sense of math word problems
  • Develop a deeper understanding of the K-2 addition and subtraction word problem types


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The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.

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