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Common Core State Standards in Mathematics, Grades 3-8

EDUC 600




Instructor: Sophia Thwaites, {Presenters: Tim Kanold & Diane Briars}

Grading: Letter

Spring, Summer & Fall (Ongoing)

Instruction Mode: Internet-Asynchronous (Online Class)

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

Partner Course Fee: $329

Partner Class Offered Through Knowledge Delivery Systems

Course Description:

Presenters Tim Kanold and Diane Briars fully explore Common Core State Standards in mathematics in this course. Working with small groups of teachers of grades 3-8, they demonstrate how to create rigorous curriculum units, develop high-impact instructional strategies, create common assessments,as well as build informal progress monitoring checks. The course also features video of real classroom instruction  using standards-based lessons and offers a discussion  of teacher learning paths to implementation.


After completing this course, educators will know:

  • The five paradigm shifts essential to the adoption of the Common Core State Standards.
  • The roles of professional learning communities and collaborative teams.

Student Learning Outcomes:

After completing this course, educators will be able to:

  • Plan lessons that:
    1. Support the eight Mathematical Practices.
    2. Maintain high cognitive demand.
    3. Include assessing and advancing questions for formative assessment.
    4. Meet the needs of all learners.

**Registration Instructions:

Register for this class through KDSi. NOTE: Upon registration, you have 2 months for course completion. Although many of our courses are approved for both 1 and 3 graduate professional development credits, participants can only receive credit for one version of each course. 

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