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EDU430 Theory and Practice in Teaching and Learning Mathematics in Elementary School

Prepares teachers to make the learning of mathematics more meaningful and accessible to all students in elementary school. Examines the key questions of what mathematics should be taught, why and how in elementary school, in light of relevant research on the learning and teaching of mathematics, state and national standards, and promising practices. Identifies and analyzes exemplary curricula and instructional materials for teaching mathematics in grades K-6. Introduces and examines strategies to differentiate instruction so as to meet the needs of diverse students with a range of learning styles and abilities. (Meets content-pedagogy requirement for professional teaching certification).

Credits: 3
Offered: Fall
Prerequisites: None
Restrictions: Pre-service teachers should take this course concurrently with the 100-hour field experience (e.g., EDF 404 or 405 or 410 or 411)
Instructors: J. Choppin, S. Martin
EDU 430 Theory and Practice in Teaching and Learning Mathematics in Elementary School course information is subject to change, please check the latest schedule.