Course Description

This course is about how to design and implement effective math interventions. We will look at various assessments, intervention implementation plans, and differentiated activities to provide scaffolded access to grade level standards. We explore various teaching formats and ongoing formative assessments that provide struggling students with the assistance they need. So often, educators are left to figure out what to do on their own. This course will give you a path to follow. The price includes full access to the course and materials. You must pay $50 to Humboldt for the 1 unit credit.

The University does not issue transcripts until the end of May.

If you want to take the course for credit, you must email us at [email protected]. We will then send you the link to register with the university.

"Subject Area & Catalog": EED x701

"Class Number, 5-digit code": 27260 

"Instructor Last Name": Newton

"Course Title/Topic": Math Intervention in Action K-5 

"Fees": $50.00

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Dr. Nicki Newton

Dr Nicki has an Ed.M. and an Ed.D from the Department of Curriculum and Teaching at Teachers College, Columbia University specializing in Teacher Education and Curriculum Development. She uses her strong understanding of curriculum to address the differentiated needs of all students in her work with teachers and administrators. Dr. Nicki builds upon current curriculum research and theory to provide practical, realistic 21st century strategies in today’s classrooms. Dr. Newton is greatly interested in teaching and learning practices around the world and has researched education in Denmark, Guatemala and India.

Course curriculum

  • 2

    New Chapter Introduction

  • 3


    • Math Intervention Overview

    • Introductory Survey

  • 4

    Module 1A Recommendation 1: Universal Screening/ Universal Design

    • Recommendation 1

    • Universal Screening

    • Universal Screening

    • 1st Grade

    • Universal Screening Quiz

    • Universal Design - 1b

    • Videos

    • Reading

  • 5

    Module 2A Recommendation 2: Focus on whole numbers on k-5

    • Recommendation 2: Focus on Whole Numbers

    • Recommendation 2

    • Focus on Whole Numbers 2b

  • 6

    Module 3A Recommendation 3 Explicit and Systematic

    • Teacher Clarity

    • Recommendation 3 k-2

    • Readings & Videos

    • Explicit and Systematic Quiz

    • Readings on Scaffolding Instruction

    • Recommendation 3

    • Explicit and Systematic Instruction 3b

  • 7

    Worked Examples

    • Worked Examples

  • 8

    Module 4A Recommendation 4: Word Problem Structure

    • Word Problem Structure

    • 1-1 Add to Result Unknown - Frogs

    • 1-3 Add To Result Unknown Dogs

    • 1-9 Take From Result Unkown Ladybugs

    • 1-11 Part Part Whole Whole Unkown Birds

    • Resources

    • Quiz

    • Recommendation 4

    • Word Problems 4b

  • 9

    Module 5A Recommendation 5: Visual Representations

    • Digital Resources

    • Recommendation 5

    • Visual Representation 5b

  • 10

    Module 6A Recommendation 6 Fluency

    • Fluency Practice

    • Fluency for 10 minutes in a small group

    • Fluency Quiz

    • Recommendation 6

    • Fluency 6b

  • 11

    Module 7A Recommendation 7 Progress Monitoring

    • Recommendation 7 Progress Monitoring

    • Progress Monitoring

    • Progress Monitoring

    • Dok

    • Dok Question Stems

    • Students tracking their own data

    • Recommendation 7

    • Progress Monitoring 7b

  • 12

    Module 8A Recommendation 8: Motivational Strategies

    • Recommendation 8: Include Motivational Strategies

    • References

    • Recommendation 8

    • Motivation and Engagement 8b

  • 13

    Math Intervention Final Exam

    • Final Exam

  • 14

    An Example of RTI Curricula

    • Great Website

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