Teach for America
Secondary Math online Teacher Development
Course: Identifying Pre-Requisite Skills
This module aims to help teachers understand and identify the pre-requisite skills students need to successfully engage with high school mathematics concepts.
Understand how to review/address pre-requisite skills prior to a new topic
Work through a topic and identify pre-requisite skills and ideas
Use diagnostic or entrance ticket data to determine amount of review needed for each pre-requisite skill
Learn why new topic mastery is reliant on students’ prior mastery of pre-requisite content
Learn how and why students often begin new topics with below-grade-level knowledge of important prerequisite skills
Learn more about why identifying and reviewing pre-requisite skills prior to new content introduction is important to your students.
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