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    Jul 13, 2024  
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

EDU 5510 - Teaching Mathematics in Elementary Schools (K-6)



Goals: To develop understandings and pedagogical competencies necessary to implement effective math curriculum in the elementary classroom. To implement methods that promote student investigation, discussion, and assessment models that meet the divers learning needs of elementary students. To employ a standards-based, problem-solving approach to teaching and learning in elementary level mathematics.

Content: Interpret elementary mathematics through the lens of algebra; develop and apply skills of attending to and interpreting children’s strategies, and deciding instructional responses based on those understandings; examine state and national standards and published curricular materials needed to each mathematics concepts and skills; learn and apply mathematical content knowledge.

Taught: Fall term only

Prerequisites: Admission to Undergraduate Teacher Education program AND (EDU 3260 or EDU 5690) AND (EDU 3500 or EDU 5620) AND MATH 1130

Note: Includes a 20-hour guided clinical experience with K-6 students.

Credits: 4