Course Description

An interactive computer-based instruction course designed to expand your methodology for teaching Mathematics, this course will explore an instructional methodology that incorporates strategies for teaching concepts, constructively, and contextually. The goal is for you to gain a deeper understanding of the underlying concepts of various math topics and explore the principles of teaching those concepts to learners. The course will also explore teaching methodologies that support many federal and state standards. This course will focus on the topics of integers, fractions, factoring, and functions.

Learner Outcomes

As a result of this course, participants will demonstrate their ability to:

  • Expand conceptual understanding of integers, fractions, factoring, and functions
  • Explore a conceptual methodology of teaching math            
  • Develop skill in designing constructive learning experiences 
  • Explore strategies that supports learning the skills outlined in mathematics federal legislation
  • Investigate integrating concrete modeling to support conceptual teaching


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Section Title
Teaching Secondary Math Conceptually
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
SPU Tuition credit (4 units) $375.00
Available for Credit
4 Quarter Credits
Section Notes

This course is offered in collaboration with Virtual Education Software Inc.

Course is self-paced. Completion time: up to one year from date of enrollment.

Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 3 days of enrollment will receive a 100% refund. Withdrawal requests submitted within 21 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. No refunds will be given after 21 days, and no withdrawals will be accepted after the end date of the course. Please return all course materials you have received. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.

Kim Chappell is the course facilitator
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