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EDU 325 Teaching Elementary School Math

Credits: 3
  • EDU 315 (for Elementary, Early Childhood and Instructional Strategist majors) or EDU 319 (for Secondary majors)

This course incorporates the use of a problem solving approach in the development of mathematical topics relevant for the preschool through middle school teacher. Concepts include the NCTM standards, five content standards and five process standards. These include problem solving; reasoning; communication; the ability to recognize, make and apply connections; integration of manipulatives; the ability to construct and to apply multiple connected representation; and the application of content in real world experiences. Instructional methods and classroom management include the selection and use of appropriate instructional materials including technology, for the very young child through elementary age student.