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EDUC 420 - Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary School

(3.00)
This course introduces mathematics teaching at the elementary and middle school levels, including: (1) school mathematics content, (2) students’ mathematical thinking; (3) designing, selecting, and sequencing mathematical learning experiences and assessments; and (4) your beliefs about mathematics and mathematics learning and teaching. The course emphasizes teaching for understanding; inquiry learning; and representing mathematics with manipulatives and other technologies. Topics include mathematical reasoning, problem solving, and proof; spatial reasoning, geometry, and measurement; number, number systems, and operations; and algebraic thinking across the grades. A field experience is required. Recommended Preparation  EDUC412 and permission of the department Note Department Consent Required

Course ID: 53512
Components: Lecture
Prerequisite/Corequisite: You must be accepted into Phase I of internship.



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