Professional Development Institute
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Do you need effective strategies for implementing the fifth grade Common Core Standards for Mathematics? This online course helps teachers understand and implement the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics at the fifth grade level, including both content and practice standards. By the end of this course, teachers have an in-depth knowledge of the standards as well as strategies and activities to support the standards at the fifth grade level. Teachers also gain information to assist in preparing students for the new Common Core assessments. This course is worth 3 ⅓ semester units/5 quarter units from UC San Diego Extension. For detailed information on university credit, click here.
"Very informative and helpful with the new Common Core. Lots of valuable information on standards and testing practices." - Barbara Dempsey
This course applies toward the Common Core Specialist Award of Completion
**If you are using this course for the Common Core Grade-Level Specialist Award of Completion program, you MUST register for the course plus credit.
Required Resource Book: This course has a modestly-priced required resource book (available in both new and used versions) that can be purchased through Amazon using the following link. Note that you can begin and participate in your course before the book arrives.
“Minds on Mathematics: Using Math Workshop to Develop Deep Understanding" by Wendy Ward Hoffer
If you are registering for multiple courses, use the following link to access the book list for all PDI courses with direct purchase links through Amazon. PDI Course Resource Book List
Topical Outline / Click here to request a copy of the detailed syllabus
PDI Course Number: 40T02
UCSD Course Number: EDUC41551