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Understanding Math Standards - Chapter Summary
This convenient online education chapter covers topics pertaining to Common Core math standards. Inside, you'll find a collection of simple and straightforward lessons that examine the contents of the Common Core, its math standards and math instruction principles. You'll also study the ways in which the Common Core should be used in mathematics instruction. You can access this chapter at any time using your computer or mobile device. Take the included self-assessment quizzes to solidify your comprehension of these math standards. The chapter is entirely self-paced, and our instructors are happy to answer your questions. By the end of the chapter, you'll be equipped to:
- Interpret the Common Core
- Recognize the Common Core's three major principles for math instruction
- Identify the eight standards of mathematical practice for the Common Core
- Use the Common Core to teach math
- Apply strategies and tips for course standards instruction
1. The Eight Standards of Mathematical Practice for Common Core
How do we know if our students are mastering essential mathematical concepts? Common Core seeks to streamline teaching. This lesson will explore the eight standards of mathematical practice set forth by Common Core.
2. Three Major Principles of Common Core Math Instruction
Common core sets standards for instruction in major subject areas for students from Kindergarten through 12th grade. This lesson will examine the three main principles of common core math instruction.
3. Teaching Math Using Common Core
The Common Core State Standards do not have to be intimidating to you as a teacher! This lesson offers you some insight into teaching math using the Common Core.
4. Tips & Strategies for Teaching to Course Standards
While standards are a means by which states, school districts, and schools ensure uniformity in teaching, not every teacher understands how to use them to their advantage. This lesson will look at how to analyze standards and use them to design activities and assessments in the classroom.
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Other chapters within the Education 211: Teaching Elementary Math course
- Developing Math Curriculum
- Planning Math Instruction
- Instructional Strategies for Math Teachers
- Creating Math Learning Environments
- Assessments for Teaching Math
- Educational Resources for Teaching Math
- Counting & Cardinality in the Classroom
- Teaching Mathematical Operations
- Algebraic Thinking in the Classroom
- Teaching Base 10 & Fractions
- Teaching Standard & Metric Measurements
- Teaching Time & Money
- Teaching Geometry Basics
- Geometric Measurements in the Classroom
- Teaching the Coordinate Plane
- Teaching Graphical Data Identification