# Making Math Real

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Class Home Page ETAP 623 Spring 2013 - Wilde

# Introduction

There seems to be a buzz word around education currently "problem-based learning". What does that look like in your classroom? Is it something you can accomplish in your classroom? In this mini-course we will discuss what problem-based learning is? Why it is beneficial to students, what it looks like in a math classroom and how you can incorporate it into your classroom with your curriculum.

**Unit 1: What is authentic math teaching?**

Objectives:

**Describe what problem based learning is****Identify the differences between problem based learning and traditional learning**

**Unit 2: Examples of authentic math classrooms**

Objectives

**Identify features of authentic teaching in sample mathematics lessons**

**Unit 3: Incorporating authentic math into your own classroom**

Objectives:

**Identify key features involved in creating an effective authentic lesson**

**Creating a sample lesson using the Common Core Standards**