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Teaching Math Grades 3-5

This course shows teachers how to develop effective ways to use the five National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Process Standards to teach mathematics to all students at the grades 3-5 level. The course materials are freely available online and include information, support materials, activities, video clips, and a forum for communicating with other participants nationwide. The course is designed as a professional development resource for pre-service and in-service elementary school teachers; teacher-leaders in schools and districts; professional developers; and other professionals involved in mathematics education. The materials may be used on your own, in a study group, or as a facilitated online course for graduate credit which is offered at a reasonable cost.
Contributed by: WGBH Educational Foundation - Author, Annenberg Learner - Publisher
This resource is included in the following PD Collection(s):
Learning Math Through Problem SolvingThis professional development collection supports teachers as they learn to use problem solving as a vehicle for teaching mathematics. Resources include video clips from actual classrooms, articles that relate helpful techniques and strategies, and several online courses that help teachers to advance problem-solving with their classes. This collection supports Practice Standard 1 and the Problem Solving Process Standard.
Math TopicNumber Sense, Mathematical Practices, Mathematical Processes, Basic Operations
Grade Level3, 4, 5
Resource TypeCourse, Video

  • Additional Information
    • AudienceEducator
    • LanguageEnglish (USA)
    • Education TopicTeaching strategies
    • Interdisciplinary Connection
    • Professional DevelopmentYes
    • ContributorWGBH Educational Foundation - Author, Annenberg Learner - Publisher
    • Publication Date2003
    • RightsCopyright (c) Annenberg Foundation 2011
    • AccessAvailable for purchase, Free access
  • Standards
    • Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

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