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What is Math and How Do I Teach It?

Module focuses on various approaches to mathematics teaching & learning & culminates in developing & implementing a unit of study that is meaningful, culturally relevant, & responds to the needs & abilities of diverse learners. Topics include history of mathematics pedagogy, approaches to teaching mathematics, funds of knowledge theory, & models that facilitate mathematical understanding. Students will be encouraged to examine their beliefs about math teaching & gain skills for implementing effective teaching practices for mathematics in grades 7-12.

Course #
EMAT-GE 2012
Units
3
Term
Spring, Fall
Department