Oregon's first TSPC approved Elementary Mathematics Specialist program ( WOU News) ( Statesman Journal article)
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These primarily online graduate mathematics courses may be taken as part of the EMIL specialization program, as part of a Masters in Education, as part of your personal professional development plan or as a non-admit WOU student.MTH 611 Counting and Whole Number Operations: K - 8 Learning and Teacher Practices (3)
Content Knowledge: EMIL professionals will know and understand deeply the mathematics of elementary school as well as how mathematics concepts and skills develop through middle school including specialized knowledge that teachers need in order to understand and support student learning of elementary mathematics as specified by the AMTE Standards for Elementary Math Specialists.
Pedagogical Knowledge for Teaching Mathematics: EMIL professionals will have a foundation in pedagogical content knowledge as specified by the NCATE/NCTM Standards for Elementary Mathematics Specialists.
Leadership Knowledge and Skills: EMIL professionals will be prepared to take on collegial non-evaluative leadership roles within their schools and districts. They will have a broad view of many aspects and resources needed to support and facilitate effective instruction and professional growth.
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