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Course Description

The course will introduce in-service teachers with strategies for engaging their students in rigorous mathematical problem-solving experiences

Course Outline

Participants in this workshop will

  • Engage in rigorous mathematical sense-making activities.
  • Learn about teaching practices that promote critical thinking and the use of the Standards for Mathematical Practice.
  • Practice routines and skills for engaging students in mathematical problem-solving experiences, especially for English language learners (ELL's).
  • Review current topics related to mathematics education.
Develop leadership skills with respect to their roles as mathematics educators.

Learner Outcomes

Participants will study lessons that include rigorous mathematical investigations and sense-making experiences for students.  They will also develop leadership skills as mathematics educators for promoting effective mathematics instruction at their school, district or community.

Notes

This course is a workshop delivered by the UCSB Mathematics Project.  The UCSB Mathematics Project is a professional development program for in-service K-12 teachers in Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties.  Participants engage in a variety of activities designed to enhance their content knowledge and teaching skills.

CO-SPONSORING SCHOOL DISTRICT OR UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT AND CONTACT PERSON: UCSB Department of Education, Christopher Ograin, ograin@ucsb.edu

COURSE COORDINATOR: Christopher Ograin

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Type
Class
Days
T, W, Th
Time
8:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Jun 21, 2022 to Jun 23, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee credit (3 units) $150.00
Available for Credit
3 units
Reading List / Textbook
N/A
Section Notes

The course is intended for in-service K-12 mathematics teachers and teacher leaders. Participants will study current best practices for mathematics teaching and develop their own leadership potential to advocate for change in mathematics education.

Participants will experience rich mathematical sense-making activities and learn about current best practices for mathematics instruction. They will also develop their leadership skills.

  • Date: This three day course is offered from 6/21 - 6/23. 
  • Time: 8:00-4:00 
  • Location: Canalino School in Carpinteria (1480 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013)