MATH 379 - Teaching and Learning Secondary Mathematics I (3cr.)
TEACHING AND LEARNING MATH I
Emphasis on standards for school mathematics, cognitively demanding tasks, and developing lesson plans, unit plans, and long-term plans. Focuses on problem solving as an effective instructional strategy for teaching mathematics in secondary schools. Addresses the importance of affect and motivation in the learning of mathematics. Examines the teaching and learning of Number and Operations, Measurement, Algebra, Functions, Trigonometry, and Modeling and incorporates content specific use of technology. Includes a teaching/field experience.
Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
PREREQ: Students must have completed 60 credits of course work and 18 credits in Math courses at the 200 level or higher one of which must be MATH 243 .
RESTRICTIONS: Requires permission of the Committee on Secondary School Mathematics. This course cannot count towards the Minor in Math or any other degree in Math except the BA in Secondary Math Education, the BS in Secondary Math Education, and the Honors versions of these two degrees.
Course Typically Offered: Fall
General Education Objectives:
Work Collaboratively Across a Variety of Cultures Reason Quantitatively