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

Contact information: glandry@utk.edu isingh3@vols.utk.edu

Office hours (virtual or face-to-face): Mondays 11:30am-12:30pm and by appointment

Instructor website:

©Frances K. Harper, 2019
Original course design by Frances K. Harper, PhD. http://francesharper.com