Lindenwood University Methods Course Information

 

Syllabus, assignments, and other information

EDU 331/535 Methods of Teaching Secondary Mathematics

Syllabus

assignments

standing assignment for each class meeting (ongoing professional reading)

additional resources

professional organizations

vision, lesson plan, and video protocol

 

Some professional reading to get you thinking about the decisions you will make in teaching
An argument for using the median, rather than the mean, when calculating grades

 

Sites you may want to become familiar with:
http://www.corestandards.org/
http://www.smarterbalanced.org/
http://www.leadered.com/keynoterpp.html

Consider watching a webinar or other videos on teaching.
http://education.ti.com/calculators/pd/US/Online-Learning/Webinars#navigation-tab-contents=navigation-element-tab-contents-1
https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/

Explore java applets, geogebra, Tinkerplots, Geometer's Sketchpad, Fathom, etc..
http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/vlibrary.html
http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/
http://mathforum.org/mathtools/
http://www.geogebra.org/cms/
http://www.keypress.com/

Videos we may watch and analyze in class:

adding fractions with unlike denominators
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eoPAGZK5Q2Q
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LOCtCMX7b0w
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OVMceVL_CEQ&feature=relmfu 

graphing linear equations in 2 variables
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LfGjru8RrPg
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wnzh2wLdaGs&feature=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=miG-JhttnZo&feature=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zj-9Zc9yKYU&feature=related