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.


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  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12


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