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Math for Middle and High School Teachers in Diverse and Inclusive Classrooms

Code:
EDUC545
Credits:
3.0
This course will provide participants with a deeper understanding of mathematics pedagogy for diverse adolescent learners. The course will explore who adolescent learners are developmentally and how domains of identity, for both teacher and students--including language, ability, class, gender, race, and schooling experiences--impact the learning of mathematics. This course is grounded in a constructivist approach to learning and teaching. Participants will work collaboratively with peers to deepen understandings of and approaches to learning and teaching mathematics. Participants will explore attitudes and beliefs about math pedagogy and adolescent learners as they develop their teaching repertoire. The course will support participantsÂ’ skills in developing math experiences that are accessible to students with a broad range of language and learning abilities and challenges