While it’s true that teachers don’t go into the vocation for the money, it’s just as true that trained and qualified educators work hard and deserve to be paid fairly for their skills and their efforts. Naturally, prospective math teachers want to know that they will be able to earn a living. While teaching is . . .
Choosing between a degree in mathematics and a degree in math education can be a challenge. The decision to make affects what you will study in school as well as what your future career will entail, in both the day-to-day tasks and your big-picture progress. Both degree programs certainly have their merits. When you opt . . .
You like math, but you aren’t sure exactly what you want to do with your math skills. Do you become a mathematician, using mathematical techniques to analyze data and solve problems? Or do you become a math teacher responsible for educating students at the elementary, middle or high school level? There are significant differences between . . .
If you think you want to be a math teacher, you are probably thinking of majoring in mathematics education in college. There are steps that you can take even before you finish high school that will help you succeed in earning your Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics Education and working . . .
IMAGE SOURCE Educational technology covers a diverse field that includes components such as instructional design, technology leadership, media, and curriculum design. Professionals work in academic fields such as K-12 education, instructional design, and program assessment. They are responsible for integrating technology into learning environments, using that technology to enrich the traditional curriculum and the overall . . .
What is Instructional Design? Instructional design is the systematic process of designing, developing, and delivering instructional materials. The terms instructional design, instructional technology, learning experience (LX) design, educational technology, curriculum design, and instructional systems design (ISD), are often used interchangeably. IMAGE SOURCE "Instructional designers often use Instructional technology as a method for developing instruction. Instructional design . . .
IMAGE SOURCE What is MOOC? MOOC is the acronym for Massive Open Online Courses. Virtual classrooms that mimic many of the elements of traditional college classes, MOOCs also incorporate the unique advantages that come from virtually unlimited online storage, collaboration, and streaming bandwidth. The classes are at prices far less than traditional educational channels. Positives . . .
IMAGE SOURCE DegreeQuery has assembled this list of accredited colleges/universities that offer graduate programs in mathematics, whether it is the application or teaching of the subject. The majority involve master's programs in teaching mathematics from kindergarten to community college levels. The ranking system has been calculated based on retention and graduation rates, as well as . . .