EDUC 0515 - Methods of Teaching Mathematics PreK-6

Credits: 2

This graduate course is designed to prepare pre-service teachers to teach mathematics effectively to diverse learners at different levels of readiness in PreK-6 classrooms. The course will develop teacher candidate's ability to facilitate elementary students' understanding and application of mathematical concepts in engaging and meaningful ways. Throughout the course, candidates will read and discuss case studies written by practicing elementary teachers and analyze video of authentic elementary school ,mathematic instruction. emphasis will be placed on National Council of Teachers of Mathematics supported pedagogy and assessment and on the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks for Mathematics grades PreK-6. Participants will design a lesson plan that includes measurable outcomes. This graduate course is cross listed with EDUC 0301 Methods of Teaching Mathematics, Elementary 1-6 and EDUC 0302 Methods of Teaching Mathematics PreK-6 and is differentiated by assignments, learning outcomes and expectations at an advanced level.

Prerequisites: EDUC 0319/EDUC 0519  or EDUC 0354/EDUC 0554  or permission of the program coordinator

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