This is a sophomore or junior level course designed in content and teaching style for pre-service teachers of the middle and secondary grades.  The NCTM Mathematics Curriculum and Evaluation Standards are incorporated in all phases of the course.  The course emphasizes active student involvement and the use of a variety of software programs.  Course content includes topics found in the middle and secondary grades (basic algebra and geometry), as well as the expansion of these topics as they are encountered through the grades.  Particular attention is placed on the identification of objectives for each concept and the particular NCTM Standards as they are encountered at specific grade levels.