Subject: Try Teaching, TLPL 101, $100 Scholarship
Do you have a passion for math or science?
Looking for a way to give back to your local community?
TLPL 101 + TLPL 102 satisfies the Scholarship & Practice general education
TLPL 101 encourages students to think deeply about what it means to learn and
teach math and science. The main goals are to begin to understand the
teaching profession, the complexity of the classroom, and start to develop
teaching practices that are responsive to student ideas.
You will be matched with a partner from your class, and a teacher in a local
elementary school. Over the course of the semester, you and your partner will
visit this teacher’s classroom to conduct two observations and teach two
inquiry-based lessons. Your class schedule must allow for a 3-hour window of
time, preferably twice weekly, during the local elementary school hours
(7:45am-3:15pm) to complete the four fieldwork assignments. All schools are
close to campus and accessible via public transportation. Terrapin Teachers
will pay for the fingerprinting that is required prior to visiting the
For a similar field experience at the middle school level, sign-up for TLPL
Contact Person: Jahaira Dixon
Contact Email: [log in to unmask]
Contact Phone Number: 301-405-0645
Website URL: http://tt.umd.edu