Educator Professional Development


Math Soup logo46th Annual WI Math Council (WMC) Conference WMC website

Math Soup: Recipe for Student Success

April 30-May 2, 2014
Green Lake Conference Center, Green Lake, Wis.

UW-La Crosse offers 1 Graduate Credit
EDS 500, Section 749

Course Dates: April 30-May 30, 2014

Deadline for credit application: May 5, 2014

The Common Core Standards for Mathematics call for clarity, coherence and rigor in the classroom.  This course encourages teachers to continue examining instructional practices that support and scaffold student learning. Through the lens of the Standards of Mathematical Practice, teachers will learn and apply strategies for adding more coherence to mathematics in their own classrooms. Since this course is held in conjunction with the Wisconsin Mathematics Council’s Annual Conference, participants must attend two days of the conference and complete additional assignments. Course Syllabus (2 page PDF)

Course Objectives:

Participants will:

  • Use standards to engage students in robust mathematical thinking
  • Analyze student reasoning through the lens of the Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice
  • Implement and reflect upon standards based changes to classroom instruction

Wisconsin Teaching Standards:  #3, 4, 9

Conference registration is separate from credit course registration.
To register for  conference go to: www.wismath.org/annual-conference  

UW-L Academic Credit Registration form and Online Admission Application Directions (3 page PDF)

The tuition plateau does not apply to students enrolling in undergraduate or graduate credit courses through the  Office of Continuing Education and Extension.

To register for credit course contact: Briana Meuer, Credit Coordinator, 608.785.6513 or bmeuer@uwlax.edu