2016-2017 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

CEDUC 3374 Teaching Mathematics for the Elementary School Teachers

This course explores the critical issues, content, and procedures involved in teaching children mathematics. The development of mathematical thinking in children is explored with particular attention given to research in the learning of mathematics, state and national standards, the appropriate use of concrete materials and models, and connections to other subject areas. Teaching through the lens of the mathematical practices and the development of conceptual and procedural knowledge are emphasized. Developmental readiness, learning styles, multicultural issues, the integration of technology, and assessment are addressed throughout the course.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

CEDUC 2352 or CSPED 2354. A grade of C+ or higher in this course is a prerequisite to student teaching.

Offered

Offered in fall and spring.