# Special Topics

Professor Hlas

hlascs (@) uwec.edu

Hibbard 530

### Current

Math 491 - Teaching mathematical modeling (2015 Spring)

Students will investigate the idea of "Formative assessment" and share what they learn by summitting their report to the *Wisconsin Teacher of Mathematics* sponsored by the Wisconsin Mathematics Council.

### Archived

Math 491

- Formative assessment (2014 Spring)
- Conceptual understanding (2013 Spring)
- HLTP: Using prior knoweldge (2012 Spring)

Math 499 - Research in Mathematics Education (2008 Fall)

Each week students will read a chapter from *Adding It Up: Helping Children Learn Mathematics* and an article of their choice from the reference section of the chapter read. Type a summary of the article and cite the article using APA. Be prepared to discuss and analyze both during the weekly meetings.

Math 499 - Mathematics Reading Theory (2007 Fall)

Student will summarize the ways that reading has been used in mathematics classrooms.

Math 797 - Algebra in Practice (2007 Spring)

Graduate student will "revamp" an existing mathematics curriculum based on reform methods then justify the changes based on the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics's *Principles and Standards for School Mathematics*.