a road trip through Missouri in April. Their tour guides were students majoring
in education at William Woods University.
pre-service students enrolled in the course “Teaching Elementary
Mathematics.” They put together stations
designed to help the youngsters review math concepts prior to the
administration of the MAP test.
Expectations and designed activities to review these concepts. They completed
their activities 25-30 times with different groups of students
throughout the day.
skills, such as checking for background knowledge; differentiation, motivation,
classroom management, reflection, flexibility, creating engaging activities and
assessment,” said Shari Means, assistant professor of education and
director of student teaching and clinical experiences.
the confidence levels of the local fourth-graders and motivate them to want to
excel on the MAP test.”
station “Touring Branson.”
elementary school students.