Teaching Mathematics Remotely
Stand-Alone Professional Development Modules
About the Professional Learning Modules
Each session consists of a 2-hour synchronous video conference with breakout sessions, a pre-session asynchronous preparatory reading/discussion board, and post-session opportunities for feedback in applying the tools learned during each session. All sessions are managed through Canvas, a comprehensive online learning management system, which provides participants with extensive resources including:
- Access to relevant research and news articles related to the session material.
- Opportunities to interact with other session participants through discussion boards and other asynchronous activities.
- Access to session recordings, presentation slides, and shared documents used during synchronous sessions.
- Availability to submit session created materials for feedback from facilitators.
Teaching Math Remotely PD Modules:
- Apply the 3-strand framework of interaction to create effective engagement opportunities for all students.
- Utilize various engagement methods to connect with students both synchronously and asynchronously.
- Use three problem designs to create valid assessments.
- Evaluate existing assessments relative to the current environment.
- Evaluate the use of various assessment structures as an alternative to timed, synchronous testing.
- Define the fundamental concepts of Universal Design for Learning to design a remote/online math class.
- Choose appropriate content organizational schemes for their situation(s) and course(s).
- Define the total learning time for a course.
- Utilize backwards design to plan their courses.
- Define flipped learning and explain its utility for remote instruction.
- Use the Seven Steps to Flipped Learning Design process to create lesson plans that combine synchronous and asynchronous components.
- Create a pacing plan to ensure all standards are met by the end of the course.
- Evaluate and choose appropriate grading systems by considering equity, access, and technology
- Describe the key elements of a mastery grading system
- Evaluate current grading systems to identify sources of bias and the lack of transparency
Meet the Hosts
The webinars are led by an intersegmental team specializing in university and secondary mathematics, professional development, curriculum design, and e-learning.