Course DescriptionDeal effectively and confidently with life's quantitative aspects. Develop conceptual understanding, problem-solving, decision-making, and analytical skills. Learn to use
appropriate approaches and tools in formulating and solving real-world problems. Explore key mathematical ideas used in social studies, economics, science, and art.
Examine a rich assortment of mathematical life-learning experiences that align with the NCTM Principles and Standards for School Mathematics and Common Core State Standards you can immediately use in your classroom. Integrate interdisciplinary units across the curriculum to teach a culturally diverse student population.
Learner OutcomesUpon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Create mathematics activities for students using the ideas, skills and strategies in the activities presented in this course.
- Create an activity-based instructional unit that emphasizes quantitative reasoning.
- Design lesson plans that align with NCTM and CCSS standards.