Helping Students Who Struggle with Math

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3 Semester Credits

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Course Description

This course will help math teachers use this problem-solving guide to quickly know exactly what to do for students who struggle with math. Basic math concepts and skills, such as place values, whole number computation, decimals and problem-solving are re-presented to help teachers reach students. Educators will evaluate their instructional approaches and adapt a systematic approach to analysis and correction strategies for instruction that enhances learning mathematics. Participants will write and develop lessons or activities for classroom applications that help students remediate and understand and compute mathematics.

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3 Semester Graduate Credits

Teaching Learners Who Struggle with Mathematics

- 3 Graduate Credits -

Course Objectives

  1. Educators will learn about the dissimilar learner and techniques to help students who struggle with mathematics use strategies for using place value in a variety of techniques.
  2. Teachers will reexamine the addition of whole numbers to present the process using a variety of techniques. Then use the techniques in the subtraction of whole numbers.
  3. Educators will learn about applying a variety of techniques for multiplication and division to reach the diverse perspectives and learning styles of students.
  4. A variety of instructional approaches for understanding rational numbers with decimals and presenting them to students who have a hard time working with numbers.
  5. Teachers will develop lesson or unit plans that apply literacy strategies for addressing learning deficiencies and how this can help students improve their mathematical skills.

Credit Hours

3 Semester Credits (post-baccalaureate professional development credit)

Course Instructor

Whitney Hartwell Ma.Ed.

Grade Type

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Teaching Learners Who Struggle with Mathematics

What Others Are Saying About This Course

Scott R. – IL –

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I would like to personally thank the individual or group who decided to offer courses that were very ideally fitting for educators. I am more excited about these courses than any professional development I have taken in over ten years. Thank you for thinking outside the box and offering courses that sound so fascinating and meaningful.” – Tina B. , Maryland
Thank you very much, I appreciate your help in getting this to me for timely processing with my district.” – Christine G. , Indiana
Thank you for your willingness to e-mail me promptly regarding my questions. I really, really appreciate the format that TLC provided me. I will definitely continue to share my positive experience with fellow staff and hopefully you will see continued fruit from that. I will definitely use TLC again.” – Darin K. , Oregon
My superintendant forwarded an email about TLC to me” – J. Churchill. Danvers, MA
I heard about this program through a friend. The courses were approved by the Virginia Board of Education” – M. Barry. Fairfax, VA
Thanks for the feedback on Part B of the coursework. I used it as part of a World Geography course, and it was a success, so I will make it a regular part of curriculum!…” – Carolyn P. Boulder, CO – Understanding Hispanic Students and Issues


(3 Semester Graduate Credits)