Vivian Moutafian

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CaT2 Math/Science Instructor

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Phone: 831-462-5601; 831-254-5601 (cell)
Email: vmoutafian@gmail.com
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Last Courses Taught:
CaT2 Math Spring 2012

 


Seminar Materials:

 

Syllabus CaT2 Math Spring 2012

 

Online timesheet instructions

 

ELL Activity

 

Host Teacher Evaluation of Intern Lesson

 

Revised Classroom Activities Log

 

Rubric for Final Lesson Planning Project

 

Tutor Tips

 

Common Core State Standards

 

 

Weekly Readings:

 

Week 1

i.) The Rule of Four

ii.) Multiple Representations

iii.) Promoting Mathematics Accessibility through Multiple Representations (Jigsaws)

Week 2

i.) Practicing Algebraic Skills

Week 3

i.) Teaching Tips to Promote Active Learning, Class Participation and Effective Teaching)

Week 4

i.) Lesson Design

Week 5

i.) Support in the Classroom for Students with Learning Disabilities in Math

ii.) NCTM News Bulletin"Giving Voice to English Language Learners in Mathematics”

iii.) NCTM News Bulletin: "Supporting Writing Skills in English Language Learners”

iv.) Mathematics: The Universal Language?

Week 6

i.) Motivation Counts Ch. 2: "Motivating through good questioning techniques"

Week 7

Education Development Center (2003-2007) has produced:

i.). Instructional Strategies to Increase Accessibility, p.1

ii.) Guiding Questions for Accessibility Strategies, p. 1

iii.) Accessibility Strategies for Mathematics, p. 1 – 7

Week 8

i.) "A, E, I, O, U and Always Y... A Simple Technique for Improving Communication and Assessment in the Math Classroom" - Vazquez, Lorna Thoma

 

 

Optional Readings:

 

From "Engaging Mathematics Students: Using Cooperative learning" by John D. Strebe:

 

Engaging Math: Activities

 

Engaging Math: Collaborative Review

 

 

Materials from previous quarters:

 

California Science Content Standards K-12

 

California Math Content Standards K-12

 

Teaching with Multiple Methods in Mind

 

University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. "Student Participation/Active Learning"

 

Lesson Plan Template

 

Making the Connection: Practical techniques for accommodating ELL's in the science classroom

 

Motivation Through the Classroom Routine

 

"Talking Science...Classroom discussions and their role in inquiry-based learning environments"

 

Energizing Students ...Maximizing student attention and engagement in the science classroom

 

 

Syllabi from Previous Quarters:

 

Syllabus CaT2 Math Fall 2011

 

Syllabus CaT2 Math Spring 2011

 

Syllabus CaT2 Math Fall 2010

 

Syllabus CaT2 Math Spring 2010

 

Syllabus CaT2 Math/Science Fall 2009

 

Syllabus CaT2 Math Spring 2009

 

SyllabusCaT2 Math Spring 2008