TLL 2874 - TEACHING AND LEARNING IN SECONDARY MATH 2

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TLL 2874 - TEACHING AND LEARNING IN SECONDARY MATH 2

Credits: 3.0

This course focuses on learning contexts to support secondary students' engagement in mathematical practices. Drawing on critical theories of instruction, teacher candidates learn to design and implement unit plans that engage students in mathematical practices that support multiple ways of solving problems, high-leverage practices, and collaboration. Teacher candidates will learn the characteristics of science classrooms, curriculum, and instruction that are inquiry-based, cognitively challenging, and engaging for youth. This course also focuses on how to authentically assess students. Emphasis is placed on multiple knowledge types for assessment.