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Center for the Mathematics Education of Latinos/as
Teacher Perspectives on the Course
Balance
“I liked the balance between the ‘pure math’ and the educational strategies and issues.”
“I wish we could have spent more time on issues relating to strategies for teaching Latino students.”
New perspectives on teaching algebra
“I enjoyed the content and new methods for looking at algebraic concepts, especially the visuals and the algebra tiles.”
“I loved the algebra tiles; it was the first time that I had seen algebra tiles.  I didn’t think that algebra could be seen this way.”
Variety of activities
“I liked working out the problems, using manipulatives, working in groups, discussing articles, and discussing issues of teaching ELLs.”
“The class tried to cover too much.”
New knowledge
“I can honestly say that I left every night with new knowledge or more in-depth knowledge in a specific area.”