2018-2019 Graduate Academic Catalog

M.Ed. in Mathematics Education (1-8) 33 credits

This program of study is approved by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education for Professional Teacher License in Elementary (1-6), Mathematics (1-6) or Mathematics (5-8) in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

This online mathematics education program emphasizes deep mathematics content knowledge and ways to connect and apply that knowledge to classroom practice. It may be taken either for a Massachusetts Professional license (elementary or middle school) or as a non-licensure program.

Designed to help teachers, curriculum specialists, and instructional resource specialists learn effective methods for teaching mathematics to all learners in grades 1-8, participants will study operations of arithmetic, number theory, algebra, geometry, probability, statistics, and calculus, as well as summative and formative assessment.

Program Prerequisites

  • For Professional Teacher License in Elementary (1-6): Massachusetts Initial Teacher License in Elementary (1-6)
  • For Professional Teacher License in Mathematics (1-6): Massachusetts Initial Teacher License in Mathematics (1-6)
  • For Professional Teacher License in Mathematics (5-8): Massachusetts Initial Teacher License in Mathematics (5-8)
  • For non-licensure: a signed non-licensure agreement

Program of Study

Courses may have prerequisites for registration; please check course descriptions before registering.

Required Courses (33 credits):

EMATH 6107Constructing Mathematical Understanding: Number and Operations

3

EMATH 6108Constructing Mathematical Understanding for Number Theory

3

EMATH 6109Functions and Algebra I: Building Mathematical Understanding

3

EMATH 6110Functions and Algebra II: Broadening the Base

3

EMATH 6111Geometry and Measurement I: From Polygons to Pythagoras

3

EMATH 6112Geometry and Measurement II: Circles, Symmetry, and Solids

3

EMATH 6113Probability: The Mathematics of Uncertainty

3

EMATH 6114Statistics and Data Analysis

3

EMATH 6115Concepts of Calculus: Change and Infinity

3

EEDUC 6154Meeting Diverse Needs in the Mathematics Classroom

3

EEDUC 7121Assessment Issues in Mathematics: Summative and Formative

3