Course Description

Deal 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 Outcomes

Upon 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.

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Section Title
Quantitative Literacy Through the Standards
Start Now, you have 364 days to complete this course once enrolled.
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (3 units) $467.50
Available for Credit
3 Quarter Credits
Reading List / Textbook
Knowlton, E. (2012). Quantitative Literacy: What Is It? How You Use It Each Day!.St. Charles, IL: Adventures In Education, Inc.
Section Notes

This course is offered in collaboration with Adventures in Education

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

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