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What is Math and How Do I Teach It?

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

Course #
EMAT-GE 2012
Teaching and Learning