Elementary & Middle School Teaching Methods: Math
This site contains everything you need for the 5-week mini-course ELED 422: Elementary and Middle School Teaching Methods I: Mathematics. This course is designed for those with no preparation in teaching mathematics and should be taken prior to the professional internship year for elementary or middle grades.
9:15AM to 12:15PM
Bailey Education Complex (BEC) 424
Week 1: Mon, January 24
Week 2: Mon, January 31
Week 3: Mon, February 7
Week 4: Mon, February 14
Week 5: Mon, February 21
This mini-course is designed to introduce you to methods and materials for teaching elementary and middle school mathematics. Emphasis is placed on investigating the mathematics subject matter you will teach and on planning and implementing student-centered, problem-based mathematics lessons. In this course, you will begin to develop: (1) a more robust understanding of the mathematics you will teach; (2) pedagogical knowledge and strategies for teaching mathematics lessons to diverse students; and (3) an awareness of how social, historical, and institutional contexts affect mathematics teaching and learning.
Faculty Contact Information
Instructor: Dr. Geri Landry and Indrani Singh
Office location: Bailey Education Complex A 420
Office hours (virtual or face-to-face): Mondays 11:30am-12:30pm and by appointment
Instructor website:©Frances K. Harper, 2019