# Putting the Practices into Action

## Implementing the Standards for Mathematical Practice

**Unpack the Power of the Math Standards**

The Standards for Mathematical Practice are the heart and soul of the Common Core Standards for Mathematics. Through them, students build deeper understanding and develop reasoning, and through them we discover effective ways to teach mathematics. This course will help you identify the key elements of each standard and discover practical strategies for making them come alive in math classrooms.

**Course Objectives**

- Learn the guiding principles of the CCSS Math Practice Standards
- Understand the 8 mathematical practices
- Explore instructional strategies that blend content and practice
- Recognize activities that illustrate the 8 standards
- Experience the standards by designing tasks that support content and practice
- Consider ways to create a classroom environment that values mathematical thinking and the application of math skills

#### Full Description

**Unpack the Power of the Math Standards**

The Standards for Mathematical Practice are the heart and soul of the Common Core Standards for Mathematics. Through them, students build deeper understanding and develop reasoning, and through them we discover effective ways to teach mathematics. This course will help you identify the key elements of each standard and discover practical strategies for making them come alive in math classrooms.

**Course Objectives**

- Learn the guiding principles of the CCSS Math Practice Standards
- Understand the 8 mathematical practices
- Explore instructional strategies that blend content and practice
- Recognize activities that illustrate the 8 standards
- Experience the standards by designing tasks that support content and practice
- Consider ways to create a classroom environment that values mathematical thinking and the application of math skills

**Credit/CEUs:**

**This is an On-Demand Course presented by Heinemann Online PD.** Course access is 365 days from the date it is activated. Please note, access cannot be extended past 365 days.

**Note: We encourage group participation; however, we require that each person be registered and be included in the subscription payment. For group pricing information please call 800-541-2086, ext. 1100.
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