Archived Versions

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.)




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.