Preparing Pre-Service Teachers to Present at a State Conference
Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Georgia Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators
As mathematics teacher educators, we have a responsibility to prepare as many people as we can, to teach mathematics in ways that foster a deeper understanding of the content. We do this by teaching current and future teachers in college programs and providing professional development to in-service teachers. A less explored way is to prepare these “students” to present ideas they have learned to colleagues at their school, other schools in their district, and conferences. In this paper, I share my experience of helping students go through the process of preparing to present over the last two years at our state K-12 mathematics conference and include some of their reflections through this process.
"Preparing Pre-Service Teachers to Present at a State Conference."
Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Georgia Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators, 13 (1): 69-77.