Dec 10, 2022  
Fitchburg State University 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 3026 - Teaching Math in Middle School


3 cr. 3 hr. Day course offered in the Fall.

Candidates investigate methods and materials used in middle school mathematics programs. Candidates develop functional math skills for use by middle school teachers. This course will further develop candidates’ content knowledge and skills in regard to mathematical principles: set, function, probability and statistics, geometry, measurements, algebra, and computer awareness, to name a few. Candidates will practice application of such mathematical principles and develop mathematics curriculum, instruction, and assessment that will promote young adolescents’ knowledge and skills of these principles. Particular focus includes differentiating mathematics curriculum, instruction, and assessment for diverse groups of young adolescents. A field experience is an integral part of this course. A pre-practicum of 20 hours is required. Required for all Middle School Education Mathematics-Science and Mathematics Education Licensure Track Majors.

Prerequisite(s): Successful passage of Stage One Education Unit Review.



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