SEED 7454T Advanced Topics in Grades 5 to 9 Mathematics Instruction
45 hours plus conference; 3 credits
Advanced topics in the teaching and learning of number, algebra, geometry, probability and data analysis. Teaching mathematics through non-routine problems. Functions of symbols and models. Designing units that interconnect mathematics curriculum strands. Thematic instruction: Planning interdisciplinary projects that link mathematics to literacy, sciences, visual arts, and social studies. Using technological tools in the teaching of algebra, geometry, probability, and data analysis. Techniques for analyzing classroom data. Language and mathematics: Attention to the linguistic demands of math teaching and learning; improving instruction through the analysis of classroom interaction. Using diagnostic techniques and differentiating materials and methods for teaching in inclusion and linguistically and culturally diverse classrooms. Not open to students who have taken EDUC 7454T.