The Teaching of Mathematics in the Intermediate and Secondary School
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Technology in the Mathematics Classroom
Chad Bennett, Andrea Lane Gardner, Adam Molloy, Tiffany Rogers
To become effective users of technology teachers need to make informed decisions
about how and why to integrate different types of technology into their
The Teaching of Mathematics in the Intermediate and Secondary School
ED 4161

Fall 2012
ED 4161 Midterm Exam Note.
Instructor: Margo Kondratieva
October 5, 2009
There will be Midterm Exam on Nov 2nd in class.
The exam will consist of three questions:
Question 1: A students solution to a math problem will be given. You will have to mark
the s
The Teaching of Mathematics in the Intermediate and Secondary School
ED 4161

Fall 2012
ED 4161 The Teaching of Mathematics in the Intermediate and
Secondary School. Instructor: Margo Kondratieva. October 2009.
Assessment.
1. Assessment is the process of collecting data and evidence about
a students knowledge in mathematics;
ability of a s
The Teaching of Mathematics in the Intermediate and Secondary School
ED 4161

Fall 2012
ED 4161 The Teaching of Mathematics in the Intermediate and
Secondary School. Instructor: Margo Kondratieva
Teaching Portfolio: Organized file of teaching materials.
Due Date: Dec 2 in class.
1. Organizing a resource file.
Read section in D.J. Brahier Tea
The Teaching of Mathematics in the Intermediate and Secondary School
ED 4161

Fall 2012
ED 4161 The Teaching of Mathematics in the Intermediate and
Secondary School. Instructor: Margo Kondratieva. Oct. 19, 2009.
Group Curriculum Project.
Due Date: Nov 9  Dec 2 in class as scheduled for your group.
(please submit electronic copy to: mkondra@
The Teaching of Mathematics in the Intermediate and Secondary School
ED 4161

Fall 2012
ED 4161 The Teaching of Mathematics in the Intermediate and
Secondary School.
Instructor: Margo Kondratieva.
Curricular Models.
1. General theories of education give comprehensive principles,
recommending the production of a particular type of person as a
The Teaching of Mathematics in the Intermediate and Secondary School
ED 4161

Fall 2012
ED 4161 The Teaching of Mathematics in the Intermediate and
Secondary School. Instructor: Dr. Margo Kondratieva.
Planning, acting, and reflecting.
Sept 14, 2009
1. Before starting teaching a course, unit or lesson, teachers need to ask
themselves:
What a
The Teaching of Mathematics in the Intermediate and Secondary School
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117. A city commission has proposed two tax bills The rst
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assessed home value in taxes. The second bill requires
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CHAPTER SUMMAR
The Teaching of Mathematics in the Intermediate and Secondary School
ED 4161

Fall 2012
ED 4161 The Teaching of Mathematics in the Intermediate and Secondary
School.
Instructor: Margo Kondratieva
Assignment 1. Position Statement. Due September 21, 2009
1. Read Chapter 1 from: M.Goos, G.Stillman, C.Vale, Teaching secondary school mathematics,
The Teaching of Mathematics in the Intermediate and Secondary School
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ED 4161 Teaching Secondary Math (Margo Kondratieva) September 30, 2009
1
TI83 Activity:Quadratic Functions The Parabola
Welcome to reality  where you are expected to complete an assignment on time and interpret
the results. You are going to compare the
The Teaching of Mathematics in the Intermediate and Secondary School
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Mathematical Curriculum
Models
1 : What is Mathematics?
2: Mathematics from a
Students Perspective
A survey of local NL
students
3: Mathematics of the World
Various aspects of
Mathematics in todays
society
4: Whats Math Got to Do with
It?
5: Why Should
The Teaching of Mathematics in the Intermediate and Secondary School
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GENERAL ADVICE FOR FUTURE TEACHERS OF MATH from Margo:
1. Respect the numbers.
Distinguish between EXACT and APPROXIMATE number facts. Be consistent
about rounding a decimal fraction and the number of significant digits in your
calculations.
Example: ther