11.125 - Introduction to Education: Understanding and Evaluating Education

11.125 (Spring)

Introduction to Education: Understanding and Evaluating Education

Prof. E. Klopfer (klopfer@mit.edu)

Subject uses K-12 classroom experiences, along with student-centered classroom activities and student-led classes, to explore issues in schools and education. Students in this course spend time each week observing pre-college math and science classes. Topics of study include design and implementation of curriculum, addressing the needs of a diversity of students, standards in math and science, student misconceptions, methods of instruction, the digital divide, teaching through different media, and student assessment.

Co-Instructor - Wendy Huang

Writing Tutor - Jo-Ann Graziano

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