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Course Description

This course is designed for grade 6-12 mathematics educators and district mathematics curriculum directors interested in integrating technology into mathematics instruction in order to maximize student achievement. Participants will examine and evaluate software packages and tools, Web resources, and other instructional materials used to integrate technology into mathematics instruction. Additionally, the management and assessment of online learning environments and the Flipped Class model will be discussed.

Learner Outcomes

By the conclusion of the course, each participant should be able to do the following:
  • Examine approaches used in the standards-based mathematics classroom.
  • Evaluate the Common Core Mathematical Practices and explore infusion within daily lessons.
  • Appraise technologies appropriate to the specific content areas within the Common Core Standards.
  • Employ the use of technology in mathematical representations and communication towards

Notes

System Requirements
  • Computer with word processing software
  • Internet access connection
  • Online video viewing capabilities/Adobe flash player
  • Software capable of reading PDF files

NOTE: Additional software will be used, but will either be free and open-source, trial versions, or readily available software on most systems. TI calculators may be very useful for secondary or post-secondary teachers to have for the course. Technologies chosen by each teacher for assignments will be based on the individual needs of the teacher’s classroom. The instructor will work closely with each teacher to assist in determining the appropriate technologies that can be useful in various settings.

Prerequisites

Educators enrolled in the course are required to hold a baccalaureate degree.
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Section Title
Technology in the 21st Century Math Classroom (6-12)
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (5 units) $500.00
Available for Credit
5 Quarter Credits
Section Notes

This course is offered in collaboration with The Connecting Link.


Course is self-Paced. Completion time: up to 12 weeks from initial log in to course. Participants are required to log in within 60 days of enrollment.


Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 7 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the completion deadline for the course. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.


Paul Wright is the course facilitator
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