[Numeracy 167] Last week to register for Introduction to College Transition Math

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Kaye Beall kabeall at comcast.net
Mon Feb 15 13:16:37 EST 2010


The National College Transition Network at World Education is pleased to
announce the launch of a new online professional development course as part
of ProfessionalStudiesAE.org. ProfessionalStudiesAE.org is a partnership of
ProLiteracy and World Education.

For more information and to register, look for the College Transition topic
at: www.professionalstudiesae.org <http://www.professionalstudiesae.org/> .
If you have questions, e-mail kaye_beall at worlded.org.




Introduction to College Transition Math

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Course Dates: March 1 - April 16, 2010

Course Description and Objectives

You will reflect on your own and your students' math backgrounds, examine
and experience the college placement test your students take and try out
math activities and exercises you can use in your classroom in preparation
for determining what math knowledge and skills you want to present to your
own college transition students.

By the end of the course, you will be able to

* identify your own attitudes toward math and develop strategies for
helping your students understand their attitudes and build on their
strengths,
* describe the math skills assessed by the college placement test your
students take and use that information to enhance their understanding of
math concepts and skills,
* explain ways to build your students' skills in math for a successful
college transition, and
* develop (or revise) a curriculum outline for your own math class.

Course Overview and Schedule: Available online at:
http://professionalstudiesae.worlded.org/index.html#ctmath

Course Format and Schedule: facilitated, online. Throughout this course you
will engage in self-paced activities and readings, as well as asynchronous
discussions with the facilitator and course participants.

Course Facilitator: Pat Fina

Estimated Completion Time: approx. 4-5 hours per week; 24 hours total

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Kaye Beall

Project Director

World Education

kaye_beall at worlded.org

www.worlded.org



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