quantitative reasoning, online education, teacher education, Ball State University
This note describes a course designed to prepare community college instructors and K-12 teachers for teaching foundational aspects of quantitative reasoning. A body of literature on quantitative reasoning and quantitative literacy informed the course design. The note describes the course content, which includes engaging in case studies, reading and discussion, writing assignments, group problem solving, and news-of-the-day presentations. Details of these assignments are provided. The capstone assignment for the course is for participants to design a set of case studies for their own students. Details of this assignment are also provided as well as specific examples of participants’ learning.
Stump, Sheryl. "Quantitative Reasoning for Teachers: Explorations in Foundational Ideas and Pedagogy." Numeracy 10, Iss. 2 (2017): Article 9. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5038/1936-46188.8.131.52
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