Graduate Certificate in Advancing Mathematics Content Knowledge in Grades 1-6

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Designed to complement Wheelock's Master's in Educational Studies degree program, this 12-credit certificate builds on and goes beyond mathematics subject area knowledge required for approval of programs leading to an Initial teacher license (when all other state requirements are met) in the following fields: Elementary (1-6), Early Childhood Teacher of Students with or without Disabilities (PreK-2), or Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities (PreK-8). The four courses focus on mathematics content, with content-based pedagogy embedded in each of the courses to assure that teachers have both the content knowledge and an understanding of how to offer this content in developmentally appropriate and culturally significant classroom settings. Participants learn and understand how to apply math content to maximize grades 1-6 student learning opportunities.

Required Courses

EDU 624 Number and Operations (3 credits)
EDU 628 Geometry and Measurement (3 credits)
EDU 622 Patterns, Functions and Algebra (3 credits)
EDU 626 Data Analysis and Probability (3 credits)

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