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EL5600 - Teaching Children Mathematics

Credits: 3

Prepares the pre-service elementary educators to teach mathematics to all children in K-8 public school settings. Teaches mathematical concepts and pedagogical skills via active engagement and self-reflection in learning concepts such as fractions, ratio and proportion, Geometry, and measurement. Familiarizes students with national and state math standards for elementary educators. Thoroughly examines the Common Core Standards in Mathematics for K-8 learners. Considers the developmentally appropriate use of technology in math education. Finally, considers the differentiation of “scripted curriculum” so that all children—regardless of their diverse learning needs—-can access mathematical learning opportunities in the classroom. Requires ten (10) field hours of observation, teaching, or interview.