MA 351

Methods of Teaching Mathematics in the Secondary School II

Continuing study of pedagogical theory and practices, to include motivation of  and expectations for learners, content knowledge of teachers, problem-solving strategies, monitoring classroom learning, discipline and classroom management challenges, instructional use of technology, the current SC standards for mathematics. literacy in mathematics, and professional responsibilities of classroom teachers.  Expository writing to communicate readings in current research for mathematics teaching and learning.  Intended for prospective secondary mathematics teachers. 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.