Washingon State Teacher Certification: Mathematics (5-12)
Standard 1: Standards for Mathematical Practices
Demonstrate ability to embed CCSS-M Mathematical Practices in the instructional process to deepen conceptual understanding:
- 1.A:
- Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
- 1.B:
- Reason abstractly and quantitatively
- 1.C:
- Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others
- 1.D:
- Model with mathematics
- 1.E:
- Use appropriate tools strategically
- 1.F:
- Attend to precision
- 1.G:
- Look for and make use of structure
- 1.H:
- Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning
The B.S. degree in Mathematics, with a concentration in Secondary Education, covers these standards in the courses indicated in the table below. Entries represent the level of competency expected in each course with 1 being low, 2 medium, and 3 high.
1.A | 1.B | 1.C | 1.D | 1.E | 1.F | 1.G | 1.H | |
Precalculus Mathematics I (MATH 121)^{†} | 1 | 1 | 1 | 2 | 2 | 2 | 1 | |
Precalculus Mathematics II (MATH 122)^{†} | 1 | 1 | 1 | 2 | 2 | 2 | 1 | 1 |
Calculus for the Life Sciences I (MATH 131), or Calculus I (MATH 181) |
2 | 2 | 2 | 3 | 2 | 3 | 2 | |
Data Analysis (MATH 215) | 2 | 2 | 3 | 3 | 3 | 2 | 3 | 3 |
Discrete Mathematics (MATH 250) | 2 | 3 | 2 | 2 | 2 | 3 | 3 | 2 |
Calculus II (MATH 281) | 2 | 2 | 2 | 3 | 2 | 3 | 2 | |
Calculus III (MATH 282) | 2 | 2 | 2 | 3 | 2 | 3 | 2 | |
Calculus IV (MATH 283) | 2 | 2 | 2 | 3 | 2 | 3 | 2 | |
Introduction to Linear Algebra (MATH 289) | 2 | 2 | 2 | 2 | 2 | 3 | 2 | |
Ordinary Differential Equations (MATH 312) | 3 | 2 | 2 | 3 | 3 | 3 | 3 | 2 |
Probability and Statistics (MATH 315) | 3 | 3 | 3 | 3 | 3 | 3 | 3 | 2 |
Survey of Geometries in their Historical Contexts (MATH 321) | 3 | 3 | 3 | 2 | 3 | 3 | 3 | 3 |
Junior Mathematics Seminar I (MATH 396) | 1 | |||||||
Junior Mathematics Seminar II (MATH 397) | 1 | 1 | 2 | 1 | 1 | |||
Real Analysis I (MATH 451) | 3 | 3 | 3 | 3 | 3 | 3 | 3 | |
Real Analysis II (MATH 452) | 3 | 3 | 3 | 3 | 3 | 3 | 3 | |
Abstract Algebra I (MATH 461) | 3 | 3 | 3 | 3 | 3 | 3 | 3 | |
Senior Mathematics Seminar I (MATH 496) | 2 | 3 | 3 | 2 | 3 | 3 | ||
Senior Mathematics Seminar II (MATH 497) | 2 | 3 | 3 | 2 | 3 | 3 | ||
^{†}While not required for the major, these classes are prerequisites for MATH 181 |