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EDU 3520 CBE Teaching Math: Project 1

Project 1 Competency and Sub-Competencies

Project Competency:

Can develop a philosophy for teaching mathematics to a diverse population of elementary students that is supported by current research on pedagogy and initiatives and fosters the NCDPI standards of practice in mathematics.


  • Explore initiatives that affect how mathematics is taught and learned (21st Century Skills, Formative Assessment, Closing Achievement Gaps, Technology, etc.)



  1. A concept paper of 4-6 pages that provides current research on pedagogy and discusses initiatives that may impact the teaching and learning of mathematics
  2. A teaching philosophy that supports the needs of diverse learners and is supported by best practice and current research related to math pedagogy



Student Learning Resources

The following resources are Open Educational Resources that are project specific and provide the necessary knowledge base to develop your project and demonstrate your skills. Cite all sources used in APA format. 

Student Learning Resources

Skill Building Resources

Project Connection