Educational Theory and Practice III

Two pairs of hands hold a tower made of straws.

Students in the MIT/Wellesley Scheller Teacher Education Program (STEP) build 'straw towers', an activity that the teachers-in-training could replicate with their own future students. (Photo courtesy of Eric Klopfer.)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

11.131

As Taught In

Spring 2012

Level

Undergraduate

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Course Features

Course Description

This is the final course in the three-course sequence (11.129, 11.130 and 11.131) that deals with the practicalities of teaching students. Areas of study will include: educational psychology, identification of useful resources that support instruction, learning to use technology in meaningful ways in the classroom, finding more methods of motivating students, implementing differentiated instruction and obtaining a teaching job.

Archived Versions

Gibb, Reen. 11.131 Educational Theory and Practice III, Spring 2012. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/urban-studies-and-planning/11-131-educational-theory-and-practice-iii-spring-2012 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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