HQT certification

HQT Certification for Intervention Specialist in Mathematics Content

 presented by Duane Bollenbacher
 
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday June 10-12, 2014
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 

This 3-day course is designed for the middles school or high school intervention specialist (and MS and HS mathematics teacher) to become more knowledgeable about learning and teaching good mathematics.

This course will help the participant to see his/her very important role in preparing the students to gain confidence in their mathematics classes. It is designed to improve your capacity to implement the academic content standards, to build your knowledge and skills in both pedagogy and mathematical content, to use cooperative problem-based activities and to work on becoming highly qualified .

 
This course, along with one other course, may be used by an INTERVENTION SPECIALIST to become a HIGHLY QUALIFIED TEACHER (HQT) in mathematics CONTENT.

*Note: This course is a repeat of 2008-2013 HQT workshops.
 

Content

  • References to Common Core State Standards
  • Special Rules in Arithmetic and Algebra
  • Basic Geometric and Measurement Concepts
  • Basic Probability; Fractions, Decimals, Percents
  • Ratios and Proportions; Prime Numbers and Factors
  • Patterns and Polynomials
  • Number bases; Roman Numerals
  • Problem-based and Discovery Approaches
  • Problem-solving strategies
  • Projects and FUN Activities for all grade levels
  • Group work, team work, and cooperative learning

 

Course expectations

  • Attendance at all sessions
  • Participation in all activities
  • Sharing teaching ideas that have worked for you
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Problems to ponder for the workshop

CONTINUE THE FOLLOWING PATTERNS:

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1, 3, 6, 10, 15, ___ , ___ , ___ ,

O, T, T, F, F, S, S, ___ , ___ , ___ ,

Amy, Bill, Carol, ___ , ___ , ___ ,

1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, ___ , ___ , ___ ,