MATH

- MATH290 Applying the NCTM Principles in Grades PreK-12
- MATH220 Count on It: Number Sense for Grades K-5
- MATH205 Data Analysis and Probability for Grades K-5

MATH290 Applying the NCTM Principles in Grades PreK-12

Description: In this course, you learn about the NCTM’s Principles and Standards for School Mathematics and explore implementation strategies for grades K-2.

Objective(s) |
Virginia Standards of Learning Alignment |

Explore the NCTM's Principles for School Mathematics through engaging personal reflection, and by reviewing outside examples. | Can support ALL mathematics standards of learning. |

Expand your understanding of effective classroom strategies that allow students to make sense of mathematics, whether working independently or collaboratively. | Can support ALL mathematics standards of learning. |

Discover strategies for creating a learning environment that fosters the development of each student's mathematical power. | Can support ALL mathematics standards of learning. |

Develop a plan of action for applying the NCTM's Principles for School Mathematics to your own classroom via a final project in which you redesign one of your own lessons or align a segment of your curriculum to reflect the underpinnings of these Principles. | Can support ALL mathematics standards of learning. |

**Because this course addresses aligning curriculum with standards, it correlates to ALL standards.**

MATH220 Count on It: Number Sense for Grades K-5

Description: This module, designed for elementary school teachers, will help answer such questions. In the course of this module, we will learn more about number sense by exploring lesson plans, Web resources, and NCTM Standards dedicated to helping students develop a richer and deeper understanding of numbers.

Objective(s) |
Virginia Standards of Learning Alignment |

Develop an understanding of the student expectations that NCTM promotes for learning about Number and Operations in grades K - 5 | Math K.1; K.2; K.3; K.4; K.5; 1.1; 1.2; 1.3; 1.4; 1.5; 1.6; 2.1; 2.2; 2.3; 2.4; 2.5; 3.1; 3.2; 3.3; 3.4; 3.5; 3.6; 3.7; 4.2; 4.3; 4.4; 5.1; 5.2; |

Gain increased understanding of how students develop number sense | No Direct Alignment |

Gain increased understanding of how to assess students' number sense | Math K.7; K.8; K.9; K.10; 1.7; 1.8; 1.9; 2.6; 2.7; 2.8; 2.9; 2.10; 3.8; 3.9; 3.10; 3.11; 3.12; 4.1; 4.5; 4.6; 4.7; 4.8; 4.9; 5.3; 5.4; 5.5; 5.6; 5.7 |

Integrate technology, manipulatives and effective pedagogical strategies to create a lesson that promotes the vision of the NCTM Number and Operations Standard. | C/T 5.2; 5.3; 5.4 |

MATH205 Data Analysis and Probability for Grades K-5

Description: This online course is designed to bring you up to date on the most effective ways to integrate technology into your teaching of these topics, which are so important in today's information-rich world. Through the use of two classroom technologies-the Internet and computer software-you will discover ways to provide students with a richly engaging and instructive learning environment.

Objective(s) |
Virginia Standards of Learning Alignment |

Develop an understanding of the student expectations that NCTM promotes for Data Analysis and Probability in grades K-5 | Math K.6; K.14; K.15; K.16; 2.6; 2.7; 2.8; 3.9; 3.10; 3.11; 3.12; 4.5; 4.6; 4.7; 4.8; 4.9; 5.4; 5.5; 5.6; 5.7 |

Understand the importance of studying Data Analysis and Probability |
No Direct Alignment |

Learn about different spreadsheet applications that can be used to represent data | No Direct Alignment |

Learn about different spreadsheet applications that can be used to represent data | No Direct Alignment |

Integrate and evaluate Web-based activities focusing on data analysis and probability | I C/T5.2; C/T5.4; C/T8.1; C/T8.2; C/T8.3 |

Integrate into classroom practice strategies to teach data analysis and probability | Math 1.7; 1.8; 1.9; 1.18; 1.20; 2.9; 2.10; 2.23; 2.24; 3.8; 3.21; 3.22; 3.23; 4.19; 4.20; 5.3; 5.17; 5.18; 5.19 |