PRIME Professional Development Opportunities
Title: ED 601: FOUNDATION AND ISSUES OF MATHEMATICS EDUCATION
Instructors: Sharon Rendon and Deann Kertzman
Target Group: K-12 mathematics teachers & special education staff
Lane Change Status: All certified staff
Available Credit: 2 BHSU graduate credits; 30 CEU hours; or 30 CE credits
Dates: Jan. 20, 27, Feb. 3, 24, Mar. 10, 17, 24, Apr. 7, 14, 28, 2011
Time: 4:30-7:30 PM
Location: North Middle School Annex, District Mathematics Room
Description: This course provides an introduction to K-12 mathematics content and process standards, makes the case for using an inquiry-oriented approach in classrooms, and looks at current research. Participants will gain an understanding of the components needed to create a learning environment that encourages and supports all children in building understandings, making connections, reasoning, and solving problems as described in Principles and Standards for School Mathematics, published by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
Priority will be given to teachers in the K-12 Math Specialist program since ED 601 is a required course. All other applicants will be placed on a waiting list and will be admitted as space allows.