EDUC 630: Advanced Theory and Practice in Teaching Mathematics: (3)
Focus on theory, research, and methodology of teaching and learning mathematics in middle and secondary grades. Emphasizes the development of a foundation for understanding and assessing mathematical growth and learning through historical and psychological sources, research, and reflective practice. Emphasis is placed upon understanding how children come to learn mathematics meaningfully and what this necessarily implies about the way mathematics is taught and how middle and secondary grades education can be improved. Pre-requisite: Consent of Instructor.