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- When during the methods course do you suggest prospective teachers complete Activity 3?
- What additional resources do you recommend?
When during the methods course do you suggest prospective teachers complete Activity 3?
Across the group, we have tended to use this activity later in the semester, as a synthesizing activity. This activity also provides an opportunity to connect to the research and practitioner literature related to culturally relevant mathematics teaching.
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What additional resources do you recommend?
Hiebert, J., Morris, A. K., Berk, D., & Jansen, A. (2007). Preparing teachers to learn from teaching. Journal of Teacher Education, 58, 47-61
Jansen, A., & Spitzer, S. M. (2009). Prospective middle school mathematics teachers’ reflective thinking skills: Descriptions of their students’ thinking and interpretations of their teaching. Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education, 12(2), 133-151.
Morris, A. (2006). Assessing pre-service teachers’ skills for analyzing teaching. Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education, 9(5), 471-505.
Morris, A. K. (2007). Factors affecting pre-service teachers’ evaluations of the validity of students’ mathematical arguments in classroom contexts. Cognition and Instruction, 25(4), 479-522.
Pre-service teachers examine gender equity in teaching math. http://www.nctm.org/profdev/content.aspx?id=15621