Victoria Ow

CaT2 Math Instructor

Office: JBEB 153C
Phone: (831)-247-9253
Office Hours: Tuesday 3:30-4:00 pm and by appointment
Current Course: CaT2 Spring 2016
Last Course Taught: CaT2 Spring 2015

Seminar Materials:


Syllabus CaT2 Math Spring 2016


Classroom Activities Log


Focus Topics for Observations


Host Teacher Evaluation of Intern Lesson


CaT2 Math Writing Rubric


Rubric for Mini Lessons


Rubric for Final Lesson Planning Project


Lesson Plan Template


Common Core Standards:


Mini Lessons- sign up (4/1/16)



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 Teachin

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 Thomas

Syllabi from Previous Quarters:


Syllabus CaT2 Math Spring 2015

Syllabus CaT2 Math Spring 2014

Syllabus CaT2 Math Spring 2013