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Ilana Seidel Horn
Seattle Campus

Teaching Mathematics in the Secondary School II

Teaching of mathematics in middle, junior, or senior high school. Prerequisite: secondary TEP student.

Class description

This is the second of a two-quarter sequence for prospective middle and high school teachers in the Teacher Preparation program at the College of Education. Mathematics is a subject that is notoriously difficult for many people. At the same time, success in mathematics is critical for students' future educational opportunities. The goal of this course is to help you learn to teach mathematics in a way that makes the content both accessible and rigorous. This course is intended to help you:

(1) Understand how students learn mathematics and relate that understanding to your instruction and class activities; and (2) Develop the skills and resources necessary to plan effective, standards-based math lessons.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Seminar format

Recommended preparation

Regular attendance, engaged participation, thoughtful and timely completion of assignments

Class assignments and grading

Please see syllabus for details

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Additional Information
Last Update by Ilana Seidel Horn
Date: 01/03/2006