Jul 29, 2021  
Fitchburg State University 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Middle School Education Mathematics (5-8) Initial Teacher Licensure


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Mathematics Middle Level (5-8) Education with Initial Licensure


Chairperson

Mary Ann Barbato - Mathematics

Students within the Mathematics Middle Level (5-8) Education concentration may pursue initial teacher licensure as a middle school mathematics (grades 5-8) teacher by completing a Mathematics major, Middle and Secondary (5-12) Education minor and a series of licensure specific courses. In this concentration students will learn the theory, research, and pedagogy necessary to teach middle school Mathematics through Middle and Secondary Education (5-12) minor and licensure specific courses, and develop mathematics content knowledge through the Mathematics major.

Throughout the program of study, students will complete several field-based experiences in middle school settings, which will be supervised by university supervising practitioners and/or university faculty supervisors.These field-based experiences will provide students with opportunities to observe and participate in middle school instruction that incorporates what students are learning in their education pedagogy classes as well as mathematics content that they are learning in their mathematics courses. Students will complete a formal practicum for their Middle School Education major as required for initial teacher licensure.

Students in this concentration will fulfill the core requirements of the Mathematics major with some restrictions and minor in Middle and Secondary Education (5-12) as well as licensure specific coursework as follows:

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