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**MAB16104: Teaching Math for Robust Understanding: Part Four**
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**Credit Hours:** 2

Teaching for Robust Understanding of Mathematics, or TRU Mathematics, is a five-dimensional framework for creating effective learning environments, classroom activities, and professional development for teachers. Developed and in use by educators all over the world, TRU Mathematics provides a common vocabulary with which teachers can evaluate and discuss their role in the educational process with other teachers, parents, and administrators.

In Part Four of this four-part series, Dr. Alan Schoenfeld (Professor of Education, U.C. Berkeley) presents ways that the TRU Math framework has been implemented at classroom, school-wide, and district-wide levels. TRU dimensions have been used in San Francisco and Chicago, and are beginning to be used in Oakland, California. Dr. Schoenfeld particularly focuses on ways teachers and administrators can observe students and one another in order to improve instructional effectiveness.

This course was recorded at AETN studios in Conway, Arkansas on May 10-11, 2016.

**MAD14554: Common Core and Mathematics: Grades K-5**
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**Credit Hours:** 7

In the Common Core and Mathematics: Grades K–5, you will explore the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSM). This course will provide information on the background of the new standards as well as details on the standards for content and the standards for practice. Additionally, the course covers the six domains for grades K–5 including strategies, ideas for assessment, and common misconceptions. By the end of this course, you will have an understanding of these topics, along with some ideas and tools on how to implement the CCSSM in your classroom.

**MAD14555: Common Core and Mathematics: Grades 6-8**
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**Credit Hours:** 6

In the Common Core and Mathematics: Grades 6–8, you will explore the Common Core Standards for Mathematics (CCSSM). This course will provide information on the background of the new standards as well as details on the standards for content and the standards for practice. Additionally, the course covers the six domains for grades 6–8, including strategies, ideas for assessment, and common misconceptions.

**MAD14556: Common Core and Mathematics: Grades 9-12**
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**Credit Hours:** 5.5

Welcome to Common Core and Mathematics: Grades 9–12. In this course, you not only learn what the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSM) are; you will also go beyond these basics to take a detailed looked look at the standards for content and for practice. You will investigate each of the six conceptual categories and review relevant strategies, tools, and resources. By the end of this course, you will have an understanding of these topics, along with some ideas and tools on how to implement the CCSSM in your classroom.

**MAD14565: Literacy Strategies: Mathematics**
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**Credit Hours:** 2

This course will help you understand why it's important for every teacher to become involved in teaching students how to read, write, and comprehend the subject matter being presented to them, and it provides a few teaching strategies in the mathematics area.

**NOTE**: This course does **NOT** count toward the 45 hours used for Disciplinary Literacy Endorsement. For credit, **ALL** courses **MUST** be taken as part of Disciplinary Literacy Program of Study. To enroll in the Program of Study, please see the Programs of Study box on the left side of the home tab.

**MAD14567: Mathematics: Grades 3-5**
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**Credit Hours:** 2

This course examines six fundamental principles of teaching mathematics effectively in the upper elementary classroom, explores the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) process and content standards, and suggests effective assessment practices. Refer to "Common Core and Mathematics: Grades 6-8" for continued learning.

**MAD14568: Mathematics: Grades 6-8**
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**Credit Hours:** 2.5

This course addresses the role of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) in promoting best practices. The course also underscores the belief that mathematics teaching can improve if teachers emphasize understanding rather than simply processes, support relevant activities and lessons, use brain-based strategies to facilitate learning, and combine the use of standards with a sense of mathematical wonder. Refer to "Common Core and Mathematics: Grades 9-12" for continued learning.

**MAD14569: Mathematics: Grade K-2**
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**Credit Hours:** 2

This course addresses teaching mathematics to young children effectively in ways that build a child's level of confidence so that he or she can be successful. The first lesson briefly touches on what children need to learn. The other lessons focus on how to effectively teach mathematics. Refer to "Common Core and Mathematics: Grades K-5" for continued learning.

**MAE14012: Insights into Algebra 1: Variables and Patterns of Change**
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Part I: Translating words into symbols by forming algebraic equations from written sentences, and translating symbols into words. Part II: Solving linear equations using manipulatives and algebra. Teaching Strategies: Manipulatives and Cooperative learning.

**MAE14013: Insights into Algebra 1: Linear Functions and Inequalities**
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Part I: Finding equations of linear functions when given either a graph or information about the line or a contextual situation, and modeling with linear functions. Part II: Solving linear equations and inequalities using algebra, graphs, and tables. Teaching Strategies: Technology and Worthwhile mathematical tasks.

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