Mathematician Muse: Improving Math Proficiency through Mathematical Communication

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2 Units
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Course Description

Credit Validation for DoDEA Participants Only

This course explores the art and science of teaching effective mathematical communication to K-5 students. Through a combination of thorough lecture, discussions, and practical exercises, participants will develop skills in creating a mathematically rich environment and teaching mathematical writing concepts. Participants will explore methods for fostering mathematical literacy, communication, and critical thinking skills for young learners. By the end of the course, participants will have a repertoire of resources and techniques to empower elementary students to express and articulate mathematical ideas confidently and coherently through writing.

Course Details

Number of Units: 2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for DoDEA Teachers.

Course Options

Course Date Units Price
EDC-X751X – 001 16 Sep 202416 Sep 2024 2 $158

Mathematician Muse: Improving Math Proficiency through Mathematical Communication

16 Sep 202416 Sep 2024
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EDC-X751X – 001 – Mathematician Muse: Improving Math Proficiency through Mathematical Communication

Number of Sessions: 6

Type Date Time Location Instructors
In Person Mon Sep 16, 2024 8:00AM – 10:00AM Massachusetts, Plymouth

Audience: DoDEA Pacific East Teachers

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: September 16th, 2024 (11:59pm PT)

What You Will Learn

  • Implement classroom management techniques that promote a positive and orderly learning environment
  • Utilize high-impact instructional strategies to enhance student engagement and comprehension
  • Demonstrate understanding of the importance of mathematical writing
  • Foster a growth mindset in students, encouraging a culture of learning and resilience
  • Incorporate feedback and self-reflection to improve teaching practices continuously


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Credit Validation

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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