Learning to Teach and Teaching to Learn Mathematics

Learning to Teach and Teaching to Learn Mathematics

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Addressing the need for tools to train college mathematics instructors in both basic teaching skills and innovative methods, this work describes training and mentoring activities that have been used in a variety of settings with new instructors, including graduate student teaching assistants, undergraduate tutors, graders, and lab assistants, as well as faculty. The book offers ideas for the structure of an integrated program of professional development, support material for a brief pre-semester orientation session, material for a semester-long program of weekly training meetings, and procedures and forms for conducting a system of class visits and feedback. This work lacks a subject index. DeLong is affiliated with Taylor University. Winter is affiliated with Harvard University. Annotation copyrighted by Book News Inc., Portland, OR.To examine the orbits of different seeds under iteration of different functions, we used separate features of the Tl-82 graphing ... orbit values, the time series and the web diagram. We have ... Here is an example of a worksheet we used in class.

Title:Learning to Teach and Teaching to Learn Mathematics
Author:Matt Delong, Dale Winter
Publisher:Mathematical Assn of Amer - 2002


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