Make sense out of "number sense," as you discover the role it plays in students' mathematical development, and the impact it has on their future performance. Identify effective assessment strategies, examine lesson plans, Web resources, and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) standards.
Help your 3rd- to 5th-graders think algebraically by learning strategies for incorporating algebra in your classroom. Explore the algebraic content in your current teachings and develop a connection between algebra and mathematics.
Make mathematics accessible and understandable for all students, including those with disabilities. In this course, you will learn how to adapt your own curricula and work with special needs teachers to help your students succeed in the classroom. As your final task, you will develop a plan that builds accessibility strategies into your daily teachings.
Highly developed collaborative and critical thinking skills are what your students need to meet standards and perform in high-stakes testing. Expand your collection of strategies for sharpening these skills using classroom technology.
Does your learning environment support math success for boys and girls? This course introduces techniques to evaluate your teaching style for gender bias while exploring strategies to increase gender equity in a standards-driven instructional setting. To complete the course, you'll develop a project that creates or maintains gender-equitable mathematics curricula.
Find teaching resources and program information such as episode descriptions and educational learning goals for PBS KIDS shows.
Find science, technology, engineering, and math resources for PreK-12 teachers and students.
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Explore entrepreneurship, competition in the market economy and additional topics including mergers, acquisitions, consolidation, joint ventures and hostile takeovers.
Research population trends in developed and less developed countries and consider the political, social and environmental repercussions of discrepancies.