This course will introduce candidates to the methodologies and issues relevant to teaching Mathematics in Ontario in the Intermediate and Senior divisions (Grades 7-12). A variety of teaching/learning strategies, assessment techniques and approaches to curriculum design will be explored. Course methods include discussion of objectives, teaching methods, instructional materials, testing and evaluation, and selected topics from the Ontario Ministry of Education Guidelines. This course is normally open only to students in the Master of Teaching program.
Students must have six full-year university courses in Mathematics if selected as the first choice teaching subject, or three full-year university courses if selected as the second choice teaching subject. For further details about prerequisites in Mathematics, refer to the website for Master of Teaching > Prerequisites (see lower half of webpage): http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/mt/Prerequisites.html
Curriculum, Teaching and Learning