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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MATH 323 - Teaching Middle-level Mathematics

Teacher candidates will use research-based best practices to plan, teach, and assess lessons aligned with the CCSS-Math in middle school classrooms (40 hours observation and instruction).

Prerequisites: admission to the middle-level math major Teacher Certification Program, and current WSP/FBI fingerprint clearance.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student/teacher candidate will be able to:

  • Plan and implement a learning segment (at least two days of planning instruction and assessment) based on the learner characteristics and school context of a local 4-9 mathematics classroom.
  • appropriately choose concrete materials (manipulatives) and technology to plan and teach lesson in which students develop a deep understanding of mathematical ideas.
  • Plan and implement a classroom management plan based on learner characteristics and school context for a local 4-9 mathematics classroom. The plan will include rationale for strategies that will promote student learning, encourage collaboration, cooperation, positive social interaction, conflict resolution skills, individual and group motivation, and value each learner’s unique contributions.
  • Participation in professional mathematics organizations and use printed and on-line resources.

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