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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MTL 3630 - Teaching Secondary Mathematics

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): MTL 3620 or Permission of instructor

Corequisite(s): MTL 3638 or permission of instructor

Description: This course examines teaching practice that supports conceptual understanding of mathematical ideas for all students in diverse classrooms. Prospective teachers who enroll in this course will analyze cases of teaching with particular attention to: planning for instruction; selecting and adapting curriculum materials; establishing classroom norms and expectations; fostering mathematical discourse; and assessing students’ developing mathematical understanding. This course must be taken along with MTL 3638 in the semester immediately prior to MTL 4690. At the end of this course, students will have the intermediate to advanced skills in the selection, operation, and classroom use of technologies including graphing calculators, computers, and the Internet.

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