Concentration in Implementing 6-8 Common Core and State Standards in Mathematics

Program Outcomes

  • Design developmentally and culturally appropriate curricula and instructional units to improve equity and academic achievement for 21st century learners.
  • Utilize academic standards to guide the selection of content and research-based instructional strategies to deliver the content.
  • Design and implement research-supported assessment plans and strategies that lead to continuous improvement of student achievement.
  • Analyze student data and apply research to adapt instruction and to select appropriate materials to improve student performance.
  • Apply research-based principles to establish positive, safe, and secure student-centered learning environments.
  • Engage in leadership opportunities, research, and participate professionally in ongoing learning.
  • Apply research-based instructional strategies to develop literacy knowledge and skills in reading/language arts and all content areas.
  • Utilize data-driven decision making and integrated, differentiated instruction using appropriate technologies and tools to improve the achievement for all students.
  • Apply in-depth knowledge of the Common Core State Standards - Mathematics to design and implement curriculum and instruction for 6-8 grade levels.
  • Determine which Common Core State Standards – Mathematics best guide the selection of content and research-based instructional strategies to deliver mathematics content.