MTED 563 Middle Years Mathematical Methods (4-8) 1.5 Credit
This course focuses on critical knowledge and skills for teaching mathematics in middle years, including learning theories and psychology in mathematics education, mathematics curricula, teaching mathematics, technology, assessment, and meeting individual student needs. The major goal is to provide prospective middle school teachers the opportunity to develop concepts, skills, and pedagogical procedures for effective teaching of mathematics in middle years. Important social and cultural aspects of teaching math that impact student learning will be considered, as well as reflection occur on how teaching mathematics can be made exciting, intriguing, and understandable for students.
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit