Trajectories of Whole Number Concepts & Skills, Diagnostic Approaches, and Instructional Practices
Learn how to shine a light on your students’ creativity and clever thinking about numbers and computation! This course will focus on building the skills needed to support your students in achieving computational fluency. As a participant, you will discover ways to increase your students’ understanding of whole number concepts, learn how to implement effective diagnostic approaches with your students and create a toolbox of instructional practices to engage your students in thinking and reasoning about numeric relationships.
This 3-credit course through the University of Maine Farmington is ideal for K-5 math educators and ANY educator looking to better support students in learning math facts and becoming fluent in computation.
Cost: $1,450; Required Text: Figuring Out Fluency in Mathematics Teaching and Learning, Grades K-8 (Bay-Williams, SanGiovanni, 2021)
In-person day in Augusta: March 21, 2024 from 8:30-3:00
Six Online Sessions:
Thursdays: April 4 – May 23, 2024 from 3:30-5:30
(No classes on April 18 or May 16)
The course closes June 10, 2024.