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ERIC Number: EJ962626
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Dec
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 29
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Co-Teaching Math Content and Math Pedagogy for Elementary Pre-Service Teachers: A Pilot Study
Ford, Pari; Strawhecker, Jane
Issues in the Undergraduate Mathematics Preparation of School Teachers, v2 Dec 2011
With a national need to improve Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education (STEM), elementary pre-service teachers must be provided with ample opportunities to increase their own knowledge and confidence in STEM disciplines. This article describes a Math Block experience developed for a special population of non-traditional students in an Early Childhood Unified program. The block blended a math content course with a math methods course and was co-taught by a mathematician and teacher educator.
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Texas Tech University. Broadway and Boston, Lubbock, TX 79409-1042. Tel: 806-742-2566; Fax: 806-742-1112; e-mail: math.dept@ttu.edu; Web site: http://www.k-12prep.math.ttu.edu/journal/journal.shtml
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Early Childhood Education; Elementary Education; Higher Education
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Language: English
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