Why Mathematics Education

Program Outcomes

     Students will: 

  • Develop an understanding of current issues, practices and directions in curriculum and the ability to inquire into these.
  • Develop knowledge and skills in educational research; develop analysis and reflection skills and written and oral communication.
  • Identify and analyze topics of importance in current educational conversations and debates for critical issues related to urban elementary education.
  • Deepen their commitment to their students and their students’ learning of mathematics.
  • Increase their confidence to teach mathematics.
  • Improve their ability to manage and assess their students’ mathematics learning.
  • Augment their capacity to think reflectively about their teaching of mathematics
  • Increase their capacity to become an agent of change in the field of mathematics education.