EDU 318

Math in the Elementary School I

Academic Year Semester Location Online
2017-2018 Fall Main campus No

Level: Undergraduate

Credits: 3

Lab Fee: None

Pre-requisites: None

This course focuses on developing conceptual understanding of the properties of the natural numbers, integers, rational and real number systems with an emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking. The mathematical content will be integrated with current research on mathematical instructional strategies, the use of manipulatives, lesson planning, evaluation of mathematical learning and diagnostic techniques. The goal is to increase the conceptual understanding of the teacher candidates and to increase their ability to analyze the mathematical ideas, structure and research of the K- 6 mathematic curriculum. Eight hours of field observations are required.