EDUC 591D - Workshop: Mathematics: What's the Big Idea?

  • 2 credits
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What do quilts have to do with palaces? When is a third more than a half? K-8 teachers of mathematics will contemplate these and other provocative questions in the workshop, which offers motivation and tools for teachers who want to explore new ways of teaching math. Using a variety of models, activities, and video clips, this workshop encourages participants to reflect upon their own practice and discuss ideas for innovation in teaching.

This video workshop on teaching mathematics consists of eight 90-minute video programs, and online workshop guide. Review the course requirements and the supporting website .

Annenberg Learner (formerly Annenberg Media) funds and distributes multimedia professional development courses and resources to advance excellent teaching in American schools. These educational video programs with coordinated web and text materials help teachers enhance their expertise in their fields and refine their teaching methods. The School of Education at Colorado State University offers graduate credit for teachers enrolled in these professional development courses. Educational video programs with coordinated interactive web and text resources form the basis for these courses and can be accessed at the Annenberg Learner website.

Instructors

Barry Carroll

(970) 491-1124 | Barry.Carroll@Colostate.edu