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Math Practicum and Portfolio

Course Description

*Should be taken as early as possible in the student’s program. Students observe and reflect on the actual work of public secondary school mathematics teachers (at least 28 hours in public middle or secondary school mathematics classrooms and at least 3.5 hours of student activities and administrative meetings). Grading is by S or U only. Course is eligible for an ‘IP’ grade.

Learning Outcomes

  • Assess their interest in, and suitability for, the teaching profession.
  • Identify factors that influence middle and secondary student learning in mathematics.
  • Identify issues of language, race, class, and gender in a diverse and changing community that affect the experiences of middle and secondary students and teachers.
  • Appreciate the relationship of their college course work to their future work as teachers.

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