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Plenary Session: Panel - Understanding mathematics teacher education

Critical Issues in Mathematics Education 2014: The role of the mathematics department in the mathematical preparation of teachers March 26, 2014 - March 28, 2014

March 27, 2014 (08:30 AM PDT - 09:30 AM PDT)
Speaker(s): Deborah Ball (University of Michigan), Linda Gojak (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics), Diana Suddreth (Utah State Office of Education)
Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium
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Abstract

Teaching is a complex profession that requires knowledge of mathematics, pedagogical knowledge, knowledge of the students one teaches, as well as skill in managing the contexts of instruction.  Teacher education is also a complex enterprise that involves many uncoordinated components, constraints, and actors.  Faculty in mathematics focus their attention on teaching mathematics and often know little about pedagogical training, adolescent and child development, the history of education in the United States, teacher licensure, state regulations, accreditation, or the challenges faced by new teachers. Our panelists will address these issues which are all part of understanding mathematics teacher education.

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