"This course highlights connections between sixth grade standards and standards from grades below and beyond sixth grade. Participants will focus on understanding how particular sixth grade standards build conceptual understandings that support future learning while other standards are a procedural culmination of previous grades.
Math, at all levels, should be taught conceptually with the use of various representations such as concrete models, drawings and diagrams, and equations. This c... More
ourse demonstrates the use of such representations and offers participants the opportunity to engage in creating their own models.
Participants will gain ideas for engaging students in activities that develop positive attitudes and dispositions, build essential understandings, and promote a growth mindset with regard to mathematics."