MA 350

Methods of Teaching Mathematics in the Secondary School I

Study of historical events in mathematics education, long and short range instructional planning, assessments, instructional strategies, classroom environment, dispositions of educators, and technology in instructional practices.  Training in pedagogy, reading of current research articles on classroom management and assessment strategies.   The current South Carolina standards for mathematics. Prerequisite: One upper level mathematics course, passing Praxis I.  Co-Requisite: Concurrent enrollment in ED 301MA or ED 302MA, or permission of the Mathematics Education Supervisor.  (Offered as needed.)  Credit, 3 hours.