Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2019/2020
Canadian Excellence

Mathematics Education (Intermediate)
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

This course examines current theory and practice related to mathematics education, including planning and implementing curriculum and effective teaching and assessment strategies at the intermediate level (grades seven to ten). Strategies for using observation, inquiry, problem-solving, and ‘hands-on' exploration to support effective teaching and learning are highlighted. The course content will include an emphasis on both mathematical content and pedagogical knowledge. For teacher education candidates with subject specialization in mathematics this course will include an enhanced emphasis on curriculum and instruction in grades nine and ten.