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Course SummarySet your own learning pace with our flexible College Mathematics for Teachers professional development course. By reviewing these video and text lessons, you can prepare to earn college credits to apply towards your licensure renewal or to refresh your knowledge of these subjects.
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How It Works
Earn professional development credits to renew your math teaching license with College Mathematics for Teachers. Brush up on mathematics topics so you can better teach mathematics, algebra, geometry, calculus and other relevant subjects. Learn on your own schedule and at your own pace. You can complete this course in under two weeks - perfect for teachers who need to earn mathematics credits in a hurry!
- Watch engaging video lessons about graphing and functions.
- Check your knowledge of things like complex numbers and statistics with practice quizzes and exams.
- Ask clarification questions from our expert mathematics instructors.
- Earn 3 college credits by taking the CLEP college mathematics exam.
Always check with your school district or state Department of Education to ensure that the course credits will be accepted before beginning the course. CLEP credits are accepted by over 2,900 schools and directly by many state departments of education.
Who's It For?
College Mathematics for Teachers is ideal for any teacher looking to earn credits to use towards licensure renewal. The flexible, self-paced format makes it easy to fit your studies into a busy schedule. The course is fully online, so you can study anytime, anywhere. This course also benefits:
- Mathematics teachers who want to brush up on college mathematics
- Teachers who want to incorporate engaging college mathematics videos into their instruction
- Teachers planning a college mathematics unit or course
- Aspiring mathematics teachers
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- Fun and Engaging: Animations and interesting examples make college mathematics easy to learn.
- Expert Instructors: Expert college mathematics instructors break difficult concepts down so they are easy to remember.
- Practice Makes Perfect: Quizzes and practice exams let you review college mathematics terminology and key concepts and track what you've mastered.
- Quick and Flexible: Learn on your own schedule and on any device. You could earn college mathematics credits in less than two weeks.
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- Find 10,000 engaging lessons that you can use in your classroom or assign out to students.
- Watch more lessons in college mathematics as well as algebra, pre-calculus, calculus, and other math topics.
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Course Plan for Earning Credit in Less Than Two Weeks
Follow this course plan if you want to complete College Mathematics for Teachers and be ready to earn transferable credit in less than two weeks. For each chapter assignment, take all of the lesson quizzes and the practice chapter exam at the end of each chapter. If you miss any questions, review the video lesson to master the concept.
|Day||Chapter||What You'll Learn|
|Day 1||Chapter 1||Math Foundations (types of numbers, prime factorization, the least common multiple, the distance formula, the midpoint formula)|
|Day 2||Chapter 2||Linear Equations (definition of a linear equation, standard form, how to graph linear equations, system of equations)|
|Day 3||Chapter 3||Solving and Graphing Inequalities (definition of an inequality, how to solve and graph 1- and 2-variable inequalities and absolute value inequalities)|
|Day 4||Chapter 4||Graphing and Factoring Quadratic Equations (definition of a parabola, three forms of parabolas, multiplication of binomials, factoring quadratic equations)|
|Day 5||Chapter 5|
|Complex and Imaginary Numbers (definitions; how to add, subtract and multiply complex numbers; how to graph a complex number on the complex plane)|
Properties of Exponents (five main exponent properties, how to simplify expressions with exponents, rational exponents)
|Day 6||Chapter 7||Properties of Polynomial Functions (how to graph cubics, quartics and quintics; how to add, subtract, divide and multiply polynomials; how to use synthetic division)|
|Day 7||Chapter 8||Simplifying and Solving Rational Expressions (how to multiply, divide, add and subtract rational expressions; how to solve a rational equation)|
|Day 8||Chapter 9||Properties of Functions (key terms; transformations; how to add, subtract, multiply and divide functions)|
|Day 9||Chapter 10||Logarithms and Exponential Equations (definition of an exponential function, logarithmic properties, how to solve exponential equations)|
|Day 10||Chapter 11||Logic (critical thinking, logical fallacies, logical math connectors, logical equivalence)|
|Day 11||Chapter 12||Sets (mathematical sets, types of subsets, categorical propositions, Venn diagrams)|
|Day 12||Chapter 13||Probability and Statistics (pie charts; bar graphs; how to calculate mean, median, mode and range)|
|Day 13||Chapter 14||Geometry (properties of shapes, the Pythagorean Theorem, similar triangles, how to solve angles, definition of perpendicular, parallel and transversal lines)|
|Day 14||Final Exam||Take the practice final exam to see what you've mastered and make sure you are ready to earn credit for college mathematics.|
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