Elementary & Middle School Teaching Methods: Math
Dr. Frances K. Harper
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.
Bailey Education Complex (BEC) 424
Week 1: Mon, March 25
Week 2: Mon, April 1
Week 3: Mon, April 8
Week 4: Mon, April 15
Week 5: Mon, April 22
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. Frances K. Harper, Assistant Professor of STEM Education
Office location: 446 Claxton Complex
Contact information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Office hours (virtual or face-to-face): After class and by appointment
Instructor website: http://francesharper.com©Frances K. Harper, 2019