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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 11.125 (Spring 2005) 
  • Course Title:
  • Exploring K-12 Classroom Teaching 
  • Course Level:
  • Undergraduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Urban Studies and Planning 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Eric Klopfer 
  • Course Introduction:

  • 11.125 Exploring K-12 Classroom Teaching

    Spring 2005

    Course Highlights

    Both the readings and related resources sections provide a detailed set of on-line resources helpful to new teachers. The assignments section helps provide a structured outline of assignments to prepare young teachers for the challenges they might face in the classroom.

    Course Description

    This subject uses K-12 classroom experiences, along with student-centered classroom activities and student-led classes, to explore issues in schools and education. Students in this course spend time each week observing pre-college math and science classes. Topics of study include design and implementation of curriculum, addressing the needs of a diversity of students, standards in math and science, student misconceptions, methods of instruction, the digital divide, teaching through different media, and student assessment.

    Technical Requirements

    Flash™ Player software is required to run the Flash™ media found on this course site.


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