20410354 - MC420-Dydactics of Mathematics

1. Critical analysis of the evolution of ideas and methodologies in teaching mathematics, with particular emphasis on the role of the teacher. 2. The mathematics curriculum in compulsory schooling and in the various secondary schools (high schools, technical schools and trade schools), in an international context. 3. Didactic planning and methodologies for teaching mathematics: programming and rhythm, principles and methods for the construction of activities, classroom management. 4. Problem solving. Logic, intuition and history in teaching mathematics .

MILLAN GASCA ANA MARIA

teacher profile | teaching materials

Fruizione: 20410456 MC420-DIDATTICA DELLA MATEMATICA in Matematica LM-40 MILLAN GASCA ANA MARIA

Programme

The course is aimed at introducing students to the teaching of mathematics in 6th to 12th grades.
Contents include a historical, epistemological approach to the basic concepts in elementary mathematics (numbers, geometry, algebra, probability and functions); a discussion of the origins and present situations of mathematical education in compulsory education and secondary education; and examples regarding the mathematical biography of pupils from preschool, the mathematical anxiety and difficulties in understanding and appropriation of mathematical concepts and vision (intuition, error, deduction and argumentation, math draws, math conversation, meaning and the role of history), and the main elements of a good didactical approach in the classroom.


Core Documentation

GIORGIO ISRAEL, ANA MILLÁN GASCA, Pensare in matematica, Zanichelli, 2012.
FEDERIGO ENRIQUES 1921, “Insegnamento dinamico”, Periodico di Matematiche, s. IV, 1, pp. 6-16.
http://www.mat.uniroma2.it/mep/Articoli/Enri/Enri.html
Further materials will be suggested during the course.


Type of delivery of the course

Lessons include: general discussions, readings, didactical exercises, presentation by in-service teachers on activities in the classroom, student's presentation of contributions.

Type of evaluation

Assessment is based on written essays during the course, a written exam (two questions) and an oral exam.

MILLAN GASCA ANA MARIA

teacher profile | teaching materials

Fruizione: 20410456 MC420-DIDATTICA DELLA MATEMATICA in Matematica LM-40 MILLAN GASCA ANA MARIA

Programme

The course is aimed at introducing students to the teaching of mathematics in 6th to 12th grades.
Contents include a historical, epistemological approach to the basic concepts in elementary mathematics (numbers, geometry, algebra, probability and functions); a discussion of the origins and present situations of mathematical education in compulsory education and secondary education; and examples regarding the mathematical biography of pupils from preschool, the mathematical anxiety and difficulties in understanding and appropriation of mathematical concepts and vision (intuition, error, deduction and argumentation, math draws, math conversation, meaning and the role of history), and the main elements of a good didactical approach in the classroom.


Core Documentation

GIORGIO ISRAEL, ANA MILLÁN GASCA, Pensare in matematica, Zanichelli, 2012.
FEDERIGO ENRIQUES 1921, “Insegnamento dinamico”, Periodico di Matematiche, s. IV, 1, pp. 6-16.
http://www.mat.uniroma2.it/mep/Articoli/Enri/Enri.html
Further materials will be suggested during the course.


Type of delivery of the course

Lessons include: general discussions, readings, didactical exercises, presentation by in-service teachers on activities in the classroom, student's presentation of contributions.

Type of evaluation

Assessment is based on written essays during the course, a written exam (two questions) and an oral exam.