Issues in secondary mathematics

Calendar

This is a tentative schedule that may be changed based on the needs of the students, the needs of the instructor, or any apocalyptic events that may occur during the semester.

Sept. 4

Due today …

  1. Readings (in Canvas)
  2. Choose your own - mathematics task to assess problem solving (bring paper copy to class)
  3. Writing assignment

Problem solving

Sept. 11

Due today …

  1. Readings (in Canvas)
  2. Choose your own - research article
  3. Writing assignment

Formative assessment

  • discuss readings and questions
  • introduce probes

Sept. 18

Due today …

  1. Readings (in Canvas)
  2. Choose your own - research article
  3. Writing assignment

Number and operations I

Sept. 25

Due today …

  1. Readings (in Canvas)
  2. Choose your own - research article
  3. Writing assignment

Number and operations, continued

Oct. 2

Due today …

  1. Readings (in Canvas)
  2. Choose your own - research article
  3. Writing assignment

Fractions (rational numbers)

Oct. 9

Due today …

  1. Readings (in Canvas)
  2. Choose your own - research article
  3. Writing assignment

Algebraic thinking

Oct. 16

Due today …

  1. Readings (in Canvas)
  2. Choose your own - research article
  3. Writing assignment

Algebra and functions

Oct. 23

Due today …

  1. Readings (in Canvas)
  2. Writing assignment
  3. Literature Review & Research questions

Geometry and measurement

Oct. 30

Due today …

  1. Readings (in Canvas)
  2. Writing assignment

Geometry in high school

Nov. 6

Due today …

  1. Readings (in Canvas)
  2. Writing assignment

Probability and statistics (K-8)

Nov. 13

Due today …

  1. Readings (in Canvas)
  2. Writing assignment

Probability and statistics (HS)

  • Discuss formative assessment probe project

Nov. 20

Due today …

  1. identify potential probes

Probe workshop (optional)

  • worktime to develop probes for formative assessment probe project

Literature Review due Friday!

Nov. 27

No class - Thanksgiving break

Dec. 4

Due today …

  1. Readings (in Canvas)
  2. Writing assignment
  3. Bring a mathematics task to assess "conceptual knowledge"
  4. Literature review

Conceptual knowledge

Dec. 11

Due today …

  1. Readings (in Canvas)
  2. Writing assignment

Language issues

Reminder: Formative assessment probe papers due this Friday by noon!

Final class

  1. Final presentations