Jun 09, 2023  
Fitchburg State University 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
Fitchburg State University 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MATH 3010 - Methods of Teaching Mathematics (5-12) I

3 cr. 3 hr. Offered every spring semester.

This is the first of two methods courses and will focus on content pedagogy of mathematics at the middle and secondary level. Teacher candidates design and implement standards-based instruction and assessments that are aligned with best practices for teaching and learning in mathematics. Special emphasis is placed on employing a variety of instructional practices and classroom management strategies that provide learning opportunities for diverse student populations and enhance multicultural pluralism. Disciplinary literacy is particularly emphasized to enhance reading, writing, speaking, and listening in mathematics. A pre-practicum of 25 hours is required. Students pursuing initial licensure will be required to complete two ESE required gateway tasks in this course. Candidates must pass the gateway tasks to continue on within the licensure concentration.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 2400 , MATH 1860 , EDUC 2011 ,  EDUC 2012 , and SPED 3800  

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