This is a mathematics course for prospective and inservice teachers. It addresses the concepts of number and its operations as they occur in a comprehensive elementary and middle school mathematics curriculum using reasoning, problem solving, and technology to understand its historical development as well as its applications in the areas of geometry, measurement, and data and chance. Opportunities to see how number is essential to understanding other subject areas are included. This course can be used to eliminate a general education mathematics deficiency and/or used towards an endorsement in teaching middle school mathematics.
Online: Mon. 6/29 thru 8/9/2015
Instructor: G. Litman
This is a mathematics content course for prospective and in-service elementary school teachers. It addresses the concepts of a comprehensive elementary and middle school mathematics curriculum through reasoning and problem solving in the areas of patterns, number, geometry, measurement, data, and chance. This course can be used to eliminate a general education mathematics deficiency and/or used towards an endorsement in teaching middle school mathematics.
On-line: 6/29 thru 8/9/2015
G. Litman Questions: GLitman@nl.edu ext. 2340
User generated content has driven the current wave of technology innovation delivered via the Internet. Many web-based applications, hereby known as Web 2.0 applications, have been developed in recent years, serving as a platform for social communication and collaboration. During the workshop, teachers will explore various on-line resources with a focus on implications for both professional and personal productivity. Participants will explore items such as wikis, podcasts, blogs, newsreaders, maps, start pages, and online services for sharing documents, pictures and slideware presentations and will develop insight into how these applications can be used in the classroom with students.
Online, 8/10 thru 8/23/2015, 2 weeks