EDG2316

Introduction to Teaching Math & Science

Course Code: EDG2316

Credit Hours: 3

Effective beginning: Fall 2020

 

Course Description:
This course is a study of specific math and science content skills required for K-12 teachers by the FLDOE competencies and skills and national/state/district content standards. Content skills include confident and creative problem solving; constructing sound mathematical and scientific arguments; applying math and science to everyday life; integrating cutting-edge technologies; and speaking and writing about math and science. Students develop an understanding of the K-12 learning environment effective for mathematics and science teaching.

Course Details

Prerequisites:

It is required that students complete a series of test prep sessions for the General Knowledge certification exam. 

Instructors:

Amanda Clark
clarka@chipola.edu

Stephanie Ward
wards@chipola.edu

 

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

FTCE General Knowledge Test, 3rd ed., NavaED.  ISBN: 9798610073957

 

Assignment/course outline:

See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

E – 1 Knowledge and application of basic integrated math and science concepts to apply to real world scenarios.

E – 2 Aptitude and skills required for the Florida Teaching Competencies for math and science.

E – 3 Exploration of pedagogy for the teaching of math and science.

 

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods

Demonstrate knowledge of number sense, concepts, and operations; geometry and measurement; algebraic thinking and the coordinate plane; and knowledge of probability, statistics, and data interpretation.

Demonstrate knowledge of the nature of science, physical science, earth and space science, and life science.

Exhibit math and science skills evident throughout the national, state, and district content standards.

Demonstrate the aptitude and skills necessary to pass the math and science sections of the General Knowledge exam.

Demonstrate an understanding of some pedagogical practices for teaching math and science.

E–1 Knowledge and application of basic integrated math and science concepts to apply to real world scenarios

E-2 Aptitude and skills required for the Florida Teaching Competencies for math and science

E–3 Exploration of pedagogy for the teaching of math and science

Pre-/Post-Tests, Tests, Objective Tests, Unit Tests, Quizzes, Final Exam

 

 

  1. Attend and participate in class regularly.
  2. Read all assigned material before class.
  3. Study in-class notes and on-line materials.
  4. Complete assigned projects in a timely manner to enable reflections and revisions on the final product.
  5. Collaborate with peers and other education professionals.
  6. Complete all study sessions for the GK exam.

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