SEED 7461T Methods and Content 7-12: Number, Operations, and Algebra
45 hours plus conference, 20 hours field experience; 3 credits
Integration of theory and practice in the teaching and learning of mathematics in grades 7-12. Methods and materials for teaching key topics in number and operations, and algebra. Role of problem solving and higher order thinking skills in mathematics instruction. Focus on the contexts of urban schools, including English Language Learning or special needs students. Assessment techniques. Preparation in literacy and language acquisition as it relates to the teaching of mathematics. Development of critical self-reflection. Not open to students who have taken EDUC 7461T.