Kid solving a math problem on paper


California Common Core State Standards and the Standards for Mathematical Practice (K-12)

K-12 Grade Level
6 Weeks
3 LAUSD Salary Points or UCLA Graduate Credits
LAUSD Course #NA-13-28

This course is an introduction to the Common Core State Standards which are rigorous, research-based standards designed to prepare the students of California and the rest of the country with the knowledge and skills for college and the workforce. They are internationally benchmarked to ensure that students will be globally competitive. They form a clear and consistent educational framework that defines what students should understand and be able to do in their study of mathematics.

This course looks at the Common Core through the lens of the Standards for Mathematical Practice. The mathematics discussed include, the use of number lines throughout the standards, a close look at Number and Operations in K-5, Expressions and Equations in Middle School and Building Functions in High School. The course takes participants through an example of mathematical modeling and introduces them to assessment consortium for the Common Core.

All TeachStar Online Academy courses offer optional CEUs, Graduate Education Units, Professional Development Credit or Salary Point Credits (LAUSD teachers only).

Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD)
  • 3 Salary Points [20230523]
  • Participants are automatically enrolled through MyPLN and receive LAUSD Salary Points.
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Extension Credit
  • 4.5 Quarter Units (3 Semester Units)
  • $300 UCLA Tuition Fee (This is in addition to the TeachStar Online tuition fee.)
  • Participants are given the opportunity to register with UCLA during the 2nd week of their TeachStar Online course.

Please visit the course schedule for cost information and to register for the upcoming session.

Course Schedule