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11.124 Introduction to Teaching and Learning Mathematics and Science

As taught in: Fall 2004

A photograph of homemade light houses.

A photo of the Fastplants project: plant lighthouses made from cardboard boxes, aluminum foil, and fluorescent lights. (Photo by Prof. Eric Klopfer.)

Level:

Undergraduate

Instructors:

Prof. Eric Klopfer

Course Description

This course provides an introduction to teaching and learning in a variety of K-12 settings. Through visits to schools, classroom discussions, selected readings, and hands-on activities, we explore the challenges and opportunities of teaching. Topics of study include educational technology, design and experimentation, student learning, and careers in education.