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Strategies for Learning Differences in Mathematics | EDTH.X302

Strategies for Learning Differences in Mathematics | EDTH.X302


This course deals with two key areas of math learning: computation and problem solving. You will learn the background of “mathematics differences” and strategies for dealing with math anxiety, risk factors, and the importance of developing “number sense.” Important elements of mathematical reasoning will also be addressed, including the role of attention, memory, and language in math. You’ll learn the use of multisensory math and gain strategies for improving long-term and working memory capacity through case studies of students with math learning differences.

Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of the course, you should be able to
  • Identify risk factors for developing difficulties with math
  • Recognize specific behaviors presented by students who have difficulties with learning mathematics by using a numeracy screener
  • Researching and understanding a math topic in depth before teaching it
  • Preparing a series of math lessons on a topic of choice

Topics Include

  • Students with learning differences and math
  • Working Memory and Math
  • The Teaching of Operations
  • How Math Anxiety affects Learning

Necessary Knowledge

  • To be successful in this class all students should have working knowledge of Google Workspace or Microsoft Office, proper email etiquette, and an essential understanding of Canvas.
  • Being able to use the computer and the internet

Additional Information


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Start / End Date Quarter Units Cost Instructor
04-04-2023 to 05-23-2023 3.0 $640

Sharmila Roy

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Final Date To Enroll: 04-04-2023

Schedule

Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Tue, 04-04-2023 12:01 a.m. 11:59 p.m. Online Traditional ONLINE
Tue, 05-23-2023 12:01 a.m. 11:59 p.m. Online Traditional ONLINE