Math and Science in Dual Language Settings
Tue. 5-8 PM
308 Pickard Hall
NOTE: This is a historical view of the 2008 course. For the modern course beginning in 2020 please see Canvas.
Our course syllabi: official College of Education version
or the handout with further details.
For my math ed web resources page, click here.
For links to the online readings, click here.
For a discussion of problem types and other math terms in Spanish, click here.
Instructor: Dr. Christopher Kribs
Office: 483 Pickard Hall
Office Hours, Fall 2008: Tue./Thu. 1-2 PM & by appointment
(note I teach 3-5 PM on Tuesdays)
NOTE: Technical information such as prerequisites, text materials,
course format and assignments, and other details can be found in the syllabus,
a copy of which is provided in a link at the top of this page.
photos for the life science interview
Here is a 2-pack
of sample exams from fall 2008.
Here are some question types you may expect to see on the final exam,
all based on tasks you will need to do on a daily basis as a teacher.
(This is not an exclusive list.)
- Select appropriate manipulatives for a given task or lesson
based on properties of the manipulatives.
- Analyze a particular sample of student work.
- Provide feedback to a particular student who wants help.
- Write a (story or contextual) problem of a given type,
e.g., division of fractions, separate -- result unknown.
- Select or adjust numbers for a particular problem.
- Identify the mathematical features involved in a particular problem.
- Rescale a problem to make it simpler or more complex.
- Develop a rubric for grading a particular problem.
- Anticipate particular ways students might solve a given problem.
- Sequence a set of problems from simplest to most complex.
This page last modified 20 August 2008.