Explore the new research ideas on mathematics learning and student mindsets that can transform students' experiences with math. Whether you are a teacher preparing to implement the new Common Core State Standards, a parent wanting to give your children the best math start in life, an administrator wanting to know ways to encourage math teachers or another helper of math learners, this course will help you. The sessions are all interactive and include various thinking tasks to promote active engagement - such as reflecting on videos, designing lessons, and discussing ideas with peers.
- Jo Boaler Professor of Mathematics Education, Stanford University
You Will Learn
- New pedagogical strategies
- An understanding of high quality math tasks
- Questions to promote understanding
- Messages to give students
- Inspirational messages from educational thought-leaders
Who Should Enroll?
Teachers of math (K-12) or other helpers of students, such as parents. An accompanying course for students is also available here.
The course comprises 8 sessions, each with videos and activities that require approximately 1.5 to 3 hours to complete.
What is the course pace?
The course will be self-paced, you can start and end the course at any time in the months it is open.
The course is $125 for individuals who self-register using this website. No other materials or textbooks need to be purchased.
Group registration is available by sending a list of participants' names and email addresses using this template to email@example.com . Upon receipt of the list of participants, an invoice will be issued to the group's employer and emailed to the group coordinator. Groups are eligible for discounted tuition based on the number of participants, as outlined below:
- 5-29 participants: $99 each
- 30-229 participants: $80 each
- 230 or more participants: $50 each
Professional Development Hours
Districts can give approximately 30 professional development hours to individuals who complete the course and gain a Statement of Accomplishment. Stanford University makes no representations that participation in the course, including participation leading to a record of completion, will be accepted by any school district or other entity as evidence of professional development. Participants are solely responsible for determining whether participation in the course, including obtaining a record of completion, will be accepted by a school district, or any other entity, as evidence of professional development coursework.
Record of Completion
Students will receive a Record of Completion upon finishing the course requirements within 7-10 business days. Please note that Stanford University makes no representation that participation in the course, including participation leading to a statement of accomplishment, will be accepted by any school district or other entity as evidence of professional development. Participants are solely responsible for determining whether participation in the course, including obtaining a record of completion, will be accepted by a school district, or any other entity, as evidence of professional development coursework.
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