MATH 5323
Mathematics Instruction & Mentoring

18 January
Problem-based learning
TASK #1

HW: Read the handout article

What is PBL?
Principles of PBL
PBL Process
Problem-Centered Learning

25 January
Problem posing HW: read chapters 1-2 in the textbook
 
1 February
Design TASK #1 HW: implement TASK #1 Task assessment
8 February
Rescaling/extending tasks
Group debriefing
HW: TASK #1 evaluation
15 February
Group reports on TASK #1

HW: read chapters 3-4 in the textbook

 
22 February
Design TASK #2

HW: implement TASK #2

 
1 March
Literature in mathematics
Group debriefing
HW: TASK #2 evaluation Literature pages
8 March
Presentation of TASK #2

HW: read chapters 5-6 in the textbook

 
15 March
Spring Break
   
22 March
Design TASK #3

HW: implement TASK #3

 

29 March

Assessing tasks
Rubistar rubric design
Exemplars rubric
Research rubric

HW: TASK #3 evaluation

Inquiry assessment
5 April
Presentation of TASK #3 HW: Read chapter 9  
12 April
Design TASK #4 HW: implement TASK #4  
19 April
Discuss chapter 9

HW: TASK #4 evaluation

 
26 April
Presentation of TASK #4    
3 May
Post-test & evaluations    
10 May
Grant meeting