# Special Topics

Professor Hlas

hlascs (@) uwec.edu

Drop-in times

### Current

Math 499 - MathEd book study (2020 Winterim)

Students will read a common book focusing on mathematics education research. For each chapter, students will also choose an article from the references list to report on. Reports will include chapter/article summaries in APA format, and will be discussed during class.

### Archived

Math 491

Students will investigate a topic in mathematics education and share what they learn by submitting their report to the *Wisconsin Teacher of Mathematics* sponsored by the Wisconsin Mathematics Council. Previous topics:

- Teaching mathematical modeling (2015 Spring)
- Formative assessment (2014 Spring)
- Conceptual understanding (2013 Spring)
- HLTP: Using prior knowledge (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*.