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Math for K-8 Teachers: Number Concepts


Learn strategies for teaching whole numbers, place value, fractions and decimals, and estimation and problem solving. Investigate and practice multiple strategies for problem solving.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify instructional strategies for teaching whole numbers.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of how to use number patterns to develop number relationships.
  3. Identify instructional strategies to help students build connections between whole numbers and the real world.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to diagnose student concept development.
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of the characteristics of our place value system of numeration.
  6. Identify strategies for teaching place value in the K-8 curriculum.
  7. Demonstrate an understanding of the characteristics of the system of rational numbers (fractions).
  8. Identify strategies for teaching common and decimal fractions in the K-8 curriculum.

Documentation Methods

Participants must document their learning by completing the following summative.

3 Reflections - Learner synthesizes previous knowledge and course content in order to develop a narrative response.

The summative must meet 80% of the established criteria.

Project Team


Developed by Beacon Educator staff.

Course Last Updated: 2022