90 Hour Math and Literacy Program

90 Hour Math and Literacy Program
For candidates working towards provisional teacher license

Novice K-5 alternate route teachers hired as of October 31, 2009 must complete an additional 90 hours of instruction in a department-approved program in addition to the 200 hours of formal instruction required of alternate route teachers. Of these 90 hours, 45 are in the teaching of mathematics at the K-5 level and 45 are in the teaching of language arts literacy at the K-5 level.

45-Hour Online Literacy Course (ALT02), $325
 
This course fulfills the language arts literacy requirement and is delivered exclusively online.  The course launches with a podcast and requires you to listen to additional podcasts, participate in  facilitated online discussions, and complete independent assignments using the Rutgers Sakai Communication Service to which all participants are subscribed prior to the start of class.
 

You DO NOT need a Certificate of Eligibility or a teaching position to enroll in this course.
 
The learning modules include:
 
• An Exploration of Literacy
• Improving Literacy for Primary, Adolescent and English Language Learners
• Reading Comprehension and the Art of Questioning
• 6+1 Writing Traits
• Creating a Culture of Writing
• Common Core State Standards for Literacy

Literacy Course Schedule

45-Hour Online Math Course (ALT10), $325

This course fulfills the mathematics requirement and is delivered exclusively online.  The course launches with a podcast and requires you to listen to additional podcasts, participate in facilitated online discussions, and complete independent assignments using the Rutgers Sakai Communication Service to which all participants are subscribed prior to the start of class.
 
You DO NOT need a Certificate of Eligibility or a teaching position to enroll in this course.
 
The learning modules include:
 
• Math Anxiety
• Principle and Standards for Teaching Math
• Data and Probability
• Mathematical Thinking and Reasoning
• A Global Look at Math

Math Course Schedule