2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MATH 0356 - Foundations: Knowledge and Practice for Teaching Mathematics (ELED 1-6)

Credits: 3

Designed to introduce prospective Elementary and Special Education school teachers who have a special interest in pursuing mathematics to the teaching of mathematics. An activity-based format will be used to create a learning environment that fosters an exploration of the processes of mathematics. Emphasis will be placed on the role and use of manipulatives in a laboratory setting that encourages the development of fundamental concepts in mathematics. Topics may include: the inductive and deductive processes, measurement, graphing, cognitive development theory, the learning cycle, discuss of innovative projects, state and national frameworks, techniques for assessment, number and arithmetic operations, patterns, variables, modeling and geometry. Three contact hours per week, including substantial laboratory/activity time.

Prerequisites: MATH 0153  and MATH 0250 .