Mathematics Through Algebra I


Overview

Mathematics through Algebra I emphasizes deep learning of mathematical content as well as progressive mathematics pedagogy appropriate for middle school students. This program is accredited by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

 

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Certificate Plan of Study

Master’s Degree Plan of Study

 

Prerequisites

Certificate Candidates

      • Transcripts verifying Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university
      • Undergraduate GPA of 2.5 or a Master’s degree
      • Documentation of current regular education teacher licensure in Elementary Education or Secondary Education in a content area other than Mathematics.

 Degree Candidates

      • Transcripts verifying Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university
      • Undergraduate GPA of 2.5
      • Documentation of current regular education teacher licensure in Elementary Education or Secondary Education in a content area other than Mathematics.

 

Application for Admission and Information

For complete admission information and an application visit: http://www.marshall.edu/graduate/

 

For More Information Please Contact:

Dr. Edna Meisel (Program Coordinator)
Associate Professor, Elementary & Secondary Education
Phone: (304) 746-8983 or 1-800-642-9842 ext. 68983
Email: meisele@marshall.edu

 

Mrs. Carolyn Schwarz (Program Secretary)
Phone: (304) 746-1996 or 1-800-642-9842 ext. 61996
Email:  cshwarz@marshall.edu

 

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the purpose of this program?

The purpose of the program, in cooperation with the West Virginia Department of Education, is to provide teachers with an avenue to attain a Mathematics through Algebra I endorsement on their teaching license. After completing the program, passing the Middle School Mathematics Praxis II is required to qualify for the license endorsement. The courses of the program include the learning of mathematics content and mathematics pedagogy for middle grades.

Is this program offered online?

Yes, the program is offered completely online.

What are the goals and objectives of this program?

The goals and objectives of the program cover mathematics content in the areas of Technical Mathematics, Finite Mathematics, Algebra, Geometry, and Pre-Calculus. The goals and objectives also cover mathematics pedagogy and technology that can be used in the mathematics classroom.

How were the program objectives determined?

The program objectives are determined through the guidance of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) standards and objectives. Goals and objectives from the West Virginia Department of Education Next Generation Content Standards and Objectives for Mathematics and the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) are also used as guidelines for course content.

 

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