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The present article describes an innovative capstone mathematics course that links college mathematics with school mathematics and pedagogy. In this article, the authors provide a brief description of Math 385 along with one group’s experience, and share preliminary analyses of the impact of the course. The participants in this study were 112 undergraduate students who were enrolled in the methods course during 2006 through 2009. The aspects of Math 385 indicated that students gained an appreciation of cooperative learning, seeing other students’ approaches to problems, and student-centered instruction.
Updated: Mar. 12, 2014
Recruiting and Retaining Secondary Mathematics Teachers: Lessons Learned from an Innovative Four-year Undergraduate Program
The National Science Foundation has allocated funds, to support the recruitment, preparation, and retention of prospective teachers through a close-knit learning community in which participants experience an innovative and multifaceted program for their four years of undergraduate study. This article describes the innovative aspects of the program for preparing highly qualified mathematics teacher.
Updated: Nov. 16, 2008