Algebra 1: Math Curriculum Paper Written by Middle School Math Teacher

Math Class And High School
1437 Words  6 PagesOftentimes, students see math class as a task to be completed to graduate from the 8th grade and move on to highschool, rather than an opportunity to build problem solving and quantitative reasoning skills useful in everyday life. This is true of my students. Many of my students believe that algebra and geometry will not be useful skills in their professional careers. This means that I have not framed my course well enough for students to grasp its importance. The result of this view is low academic…

Teaching Strategies For The Jump Math Curriculum
1958 Words  8 PagesJUMP Math curriculum. JUMP Math utilizes teacher directed instruction and graduated instructional sequence to break lessons down into incremental steps. I realize I was not introducing material in a way that accounted for the wide variety of learning gaps my students can have when I compare the lessons I gave last year to the lessons in the JUMP Math teacher’s guide. It was difficult for students to connect what they knew with what I was introducing. I anticipate utilizing specific teacherdirected…

Reflection Paper On Math And Science
2185 Words  9 Pages1. In the autobiographical statement that I completed at the beginning of this semester, I wrote about the mostly positive experiences that I have had throughout my schooling and the importance of math and science. I was lucky enough to have some science and math teachers that really seemed to care about our success, and made sure to make themselves accessible for help. The experiences that I have had that were negative in school were typically in middle and high school with teachers that simply…

A Resource Math Class At A Middle School For This Field Project
897 Words  4 PagesI choose to do an onsite visit in a resource math class at a middle school for this field project. I was there from 9:301:00. The classroom I observed had 23 teachers in it at a time. One student teacher, one head teacher and sometimes a teacher that had to help a specific student would be in the classroom. There were about 15 students in the class at a time. Two of which had to have teachers who followed them to every class. I asked the head teacher how many of these students have a learning disability…

Math 157 Reflective Paper
759 Words  4 PagesReflective Paper In every aspect of our life we come across applications of the subject Mathematics. We all use Mathematics in our everyday lives consciously or not. The importance of Mathematics cannot be undermined, be it in cell phone bills, house hold bills, marketing, investment decisions. As part of the twopart math course series, Math 157 is structured for grades K8 preservice teachers. This course comes as a continuation to the Math 156 course. The objective of the course Math 157 is…

Math 213 Reflective Paper
839 Words  4 PagesReflective Paper  Math 213 Math 213 is a class packed full of information valuable to the development of a professional math teacher. There were several major mathematical concepts addressed in the class ranging from problem solving, numeration systems and sets, whole numbers and their operations, to algebraic thinking, integers and number theory, rational numbers as fractions, decimals and real numbers, and proportional reasoning, percents, and applications. This class enhanced my understanding…

Math Research Paper
1452 Words  6 PagesMath Research Paper Since the 1980’s calculator use in the classroom has been a huge controversy between educators (Golden, 2000). It is becoming increasingly common to use calculators in the classroom on a regular basis. Some states allow students to use calculators on standardized tests and as part of the regular curriculum (Dion, 2001). Because we live in such a technologically changing world, hand held calculators have been far surpassed and can be purchased for as low as $4.00 each. This…

Teaching Curriculum For Teaching Maths
2191 Words  9 PagesEffective pedagogy in maths is conveyed in a variety of ways by teachers in the primary classroom. Teachers use and adapt these pedagogies through developing their experience in the classroom, critically reflecting on their lessons and consciously thinking about the different ways in which children best learn maths. Many theorists have discussed and influenced pedagogy in detail through a behaviourist or constructivist approach which can be implemented through the teaching of maths. Behaviourism is a…

Development of a Math Laboratory at the Professional Development School
2830 Words  12 PagesOF THE PROJECT: DEVELOPMENT OF A MATH LABORATORY AT THE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SCHOOL Presented to the Faculty Development Committee Dr. Sheila Mehigan Assistant Professor of Education March 11, 2002 RESEARCH PROJECT PROPOSAL TITLE OF THE PROJECT: DEVELOPMENT OF A MATH LABORATORY AT THE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SCHOOL {PDS} PROJECT SUMMARY This project is being developed for the purpose of funding a math laboratory to be set up during the 20022003 school year where preservice (college students)…

A Special Education Math Teacher
808 Words  4 Pageshave worked as a special education math teacher in the facility setting, both in residential treatment, and juvenile corrections. I believe that my work has exemplified the advancement of the values of character, diversity, leadership, and commitment to service. My experiences have also been the driving force that has ultimately led me to seek an education in the field of law. To meet the needs of students in the facility setting and prepare them for success, a teacher must emphasize and embody prosocial…
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