Contemporary Issues/Challenges

Course Description

Provides advanced study in mathematics education with emphasis on contemporary issues and challenges confronting K-12 mathematics education at the K-12 levels. Focus on applying the mathematics principles and standards to improve curriculum, teaching and learning, assessment, technology usage and equity.

Learning Outcomes

  • Analyze the six mathematical principles as applied to curriculum development for K-12 mathematics education.
  • Apply state and national mathematics standards using a variety of instructional strategies.
  • Analyze student learning outcomes on the California State Test (CST) for quality, validity and reliability.
  • Evaluate the challenge of using technology, video and other electronic applications for teaching mathematics.
  • Analyze the six mathematical principles as applied to curriculum development for K-12 mathematics education.

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