Questions tagged [teacher-preparation]

Questions about the process of preparing pre-service (or supporting in-service) teachers for duties related to classroom instruction in mathematics.

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What do you do when you realize mid-lecture that your lesson plan is not working?

I had this happen today, and several times before. I had had difficulty preparing the material, because I knew my students strengths and it didn't seem suited to them. However, it seemed the right ...
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How do you fix a broken course plan?

The most terrifying thing about teaching my own class is 'do I actually know enough to effectively teach students?' I know this is anxiety brought on by a lack of experience but finding the tools to ...
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Devising backup plan to become HS teacher as a late undergrad

I am a junior math major in NY and will apply to PhD programs next year. I am terrified about getting rejected as I have not yet put any serious thought into a backup plan. I've tutored high school ...
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A complete syllabus for preparing for International mathematical olympiad (IMO) [closed]

I want to create and develop a complete syllabus for mathematics Olympiad topics for my students. Would anyone help me to shape and create it? As you know its main topics are Geometry, Number Theory, ...