University of Connecticut

TA Orientation Schedule

MATH ORIENTATION for NEW TAs

 

Fall 2018

Wednesday, August 22 from 1:30pm until 2:30pm, MONT 226

Thursday, August 23 from 12:00 pm until 4:00pm, MONT 225

Tentative Schedule

WEDNESDAY

1:30 – Introductions

1:35 – Math 5000

           Overview

           TA Responsibilities

           What is a discussion session?

           Important pedagogical considerations

           First week Assignment

1:55 – Group breakouts

           Sharing lesson plans

           Discussions with experienced TAs

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THURSDAY

12:00 – Lunch and mingling

12:30 – Remarks by Department Head and Director of Graduate Program

12:45 – Presentation by Professor Keith Conrad

1:15 – Important considerations by Monique Roy

—Break up into groups

1:30 – Teaching Presentations Practice by New TAs