Explore Math Connections! A Curriculum for All Students of the Millennium,
Quarter Graduate Credits: 2
Dates: To be arranged with instructor.
Location: Online Self-Paced
Fees: $335 Tuition
Graduate Credit Fee (optional through Portland State University): $110 (PSU Course Number: CI 808).
Special Fee: NONE--free Online Course Workbook
Registration: Register anytime and take up to 3 months to complete the course from time of registration.
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Description: Motivate and excite students with real-world activities you can immediately use in the classroom and align with NCTM Principles and Standards for School Mathematics and Common Core State Standards. Explore a rich assortment of hands-on and interdisciplinary activities that foster critical thinking and quantitative skills. Learn to develop activity-based lesson plans that motivate students with variable interests, experiences, and abilities. Offered cooperatively by Portland State University and Adventures in Education, Inc. Sample topics included:
Ø Renewing our Understanding of Fractions: Lead students to a
clearer understanding of fractions and ratios while calculating and
problem solving. apply reasoning processes and make conjectures by exploring
various real-world activities.
Ø Hands-on Computation and Number Theory: Learn to teach basic
computational skills and number concepts with Palindromes, Prime Numbers
and Fibonacci Sequences.
Ø Chopping Down The Factor Tree! Help students wade through the confusion
of factoring, LCM, and GCF while reinforcing the concepts of prime numbers and divisibility rules.
Ø A hands-on Approach to Probability: Deepen your students'
understanding of probability by exploring simulations, games, and
Ø Geometry Concepts: Explore shapes, symmetry, reflections, rotations and
transformations to develop geometry concepts.
Ø Explore 3-Dimensional Shapes: Learn to incorporate the creativity of design into
assembly of a juice box. Learn to make concepts of area and volume come alive for
your students using a variety of constructions.
Ø Real -World Applications of Algebra: Interpret data and statistics from graphs and charts.
Use the line of best fit to make Show your students the
importance of algebra in their daily lives.
Ø Exciting Measurement and Discrete Math Activities: Help your students
understand important math concepts such as patterns, iterative and recursive
conversions by engaging in various hands-on activities.
Ø The Key to Logical Thinking: Learn how to create a learning environment which
stimulating and exciting activities and games.
Materials Needed: Course Workbook
Instructor: Elisabeth Knowlton, PhD
Contact Instructor: firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 630-377-5035