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ERIC Number: EJ903744
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 8
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1051-1970
The Mathematics Education Debates: Preparing Students to Become Professionally Active Mathematics Teachers
Munakata, Mika
PRIMUS, v20 n8 p712-720 2010
The Mathematics Education Debate is an assignment designed for and implemented in an undergraduate mathematics methods course for prospective secondary school mathematics teachers. For the assignment, students read and analyze current research and policy reports related to mathematics education, prepare and present their positions, offer rebuttals, and evaluate the presentations of their classmates. This article describes the assignment, discusses the results of its implementation, and offers suggestions for adapting the assignment for other courses.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A