Teacher candidates with the content area of Mathematics understand the key concepts and procedures of mathematics and have a broad understanding of the mathematics curriculum. Teachers of mathematics understand the appropriate structures within the discipline and its interaction with technology. This course strengthens the candidate’s background in curriculum and instruction related to mathematics. Teacher candidates apply instructional planning, delivery, and demonstrate the ability to deliver standards-based, differentiated instruction that engages students. Candidates make effective use of contemporary tools and technologies and use assessment to monitor student progress and use data to guide instructional decision-making. This course provides instruction in classroom management, incorporates English Learner standards (EL), and provides opportunities for candidates to collaborate with HQT’s to improve student learning, engage in continuous professional growth and self-reflection, and adhere to legal and ethical requirements of the profession. Clinical Experience required.
MAT 551 Mathematics Secondary Content Methods