2021-2022 Catalog

EML 481 Standards of Mathematics Practice

Candidates acquire functional understandings of the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics for content and pedagogy.  Students focus on standards of mathematics practice, key shifts in mathematics, how students learn and do not learn math, collaborative teams, culturally responsive teaching, and Smarter Balance assessment. Students apply these learnings to specific math topics in the following content and pedagogy courses for the ultimate purpose of helping K-12 students become college and workplace ready in mathematics.




  1. This course will prepare students to
  2. Demonstrate understanding of how to embed mathematical practices in the instructional process to deepen conceptual understanding.
  3. Demonstrate a deepening understanding of how students learn mathematics and of the pedagogical knowledge specific to mathematics and teaching.