Elementary (PK-5) Math Teaching and Interventions

Enhance your teaching skills using math interventions to help students who struggle to learn mathematics.
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Our EDUC 661 Advanced Trends and Issues in PK-5 Mathematics Teaching online course includes 

  • Math interventions to help students who struggle to learn mathematics.
  • Instructional technology and apps that will have a positive impact on learning.

Online Course 
Three semester hours of graduate credit
Instructor: Sara Turansky

Spring: February 24 - April 24, 2020
Tuition: $452 per semester hour graduate credit ($1,356 per course)
Spring Tuition Due - March 4, 2020

If you need a copy of the syllabus for your employer to approve enrollment in the class, email: Online Professional Development or call 715-642-0209.

We invite you to enroll in our Elementary (PK-5) Math Teaching and Interventions course to meet your professional development goals if you need a license renewal, graduate credits, or just a refresher course.

This is one of the required courses for individuals pursuing the Math Specialist Certificate.

This course is an approved elective in the Master of Science in Education online degree program. 

Our students include:

  • Elementary educators
  • Title I math teachers
  • Special education teachers
  • Math coaches
  • Mathematics resource teachers
  • Math interventionists

Course Description

Research, issues, and problems related to teaching PK-5 mathematics, including problem-based learning, curricular decision-making, diagnosis and remediation, and building assessment into instruction.

How do I register?

Complete the Online Registration Form.

If you need a copy of the syllabus for your employer to approve enrollment in the class, email: Online Professional Development or call 715-642-0209.

When is the registration deadline?

Reserve your spot now. This course is very popular, and courses fill well before the start date. This course is offered three times each year (spring, summer, and fall).

If you’re feeling anxious about teaching math, this course will help you develop a math mindset as a teacher and share this enthusiasm and confidence with your students.

e-Textbooks are included in the tuition fee

E-textbooks are provided when you log in to the course. 

  • Boaler, Jo. (2016). Mathematical Mindsets: Unleashing Students' Potential through Creative Math, Inspiring Messages and Innovative Teaching 1st Edition. Jossey Bass Wiley. ISBN: 978-0-470-89452-1
     
  • Van de Walle, J., Lovin, L.A. (2014). Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics: Developmentally Appropriate Instruction for Grades Pre-K-2 (Volume I) 2nd Edition. Pearson.ISBN-13: 978-0132824828
     
  • Van de Walle, J., Karp, K., Lovin, L., and Bay-Williams, J. (2014). Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics: Developmentally Appropriate Instruction for Grades 3-5 (Volume II) 2nd Edition. Pearson. ISBN-13: 9780132824873

If you prefer to read a hard copy of the textbook, instead of reading via your computer or tablet, you may purchase the book from amazon.com or the publisher. Note the ISBN number and edition.

No travel to campus - 100% Online

  • Participate 24/7 from your home or work computer during hours that are best for your work and family schedule.
  • The class is highly interactive with a significant discussion component.
  • All discussion postings, projects, and assignments will be submitted via the course discussion board and Dropbox.
  • Activities are conducted according to a schedule with specific due dates each week.
  • There are no required "live" chat sessions.
  • This is not a self-paced class.