Math Methods - CURS 4140

Instructor:           Dr. Robin Kay  Office:        EDU 519
Phone:                905-721-8668 ext. 2679 Email:        robin.kay@uoit.ca

Course Description

     This course introduces teacher candidates to the theory and practice of teaching mathematics in the Intermediate/Senior divisions.  Integrating relevant ideas and content from educational psychology, cognitive science, technology & mathematics education, and the Ontario Mathematics Curriculum, the course will focus on the following key elements:

  • the Ontario mathematics curriculum content (Grades 7-12)
  • motivational and questioning techniques
  • a variety of teaching strategies
  • effective assessment tools specific to mathematics
  • meaningful integration of technology into the mathematics curriculum
  • addressing individual needs and diversity in the classroom
  • promoting reading, writing, and listening skills in mathematic