Wikispaces as a Platform for Pre-Service Teachers to Share Standards-Based Mathematics Tasks

ID: 52008 Type: Brief Paper
  1. Aaron Trocki, Elon University, United States

Thursday, March 29 12:10-12:30 PM

Presider:
Shelby Ware, LeTourneau University (work); University of North Texas (student), United States

How can teacher educators prepare pre-service middle and secondary teachers to select and write standards-based mathematics tasks? This paper describes a project employed by a teacher educator in a content for teaching mathematics course The project required pre-service teachers to find and write high-level cognitive demand tasks that aligned to content standards Wikispaces provided a useful technological platform to not only document mathematics tasks, but also create a permanent resource of tasks to be shared among prospective teachers entering the teaching profession Project details along with student reactions to the project are provided

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