Aug 05, 2020  
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EDE 3315 - Math in the Elementary Classroom


3 credits
Prerequisites: Admission into the Bachelor of Science in Education Program or special permission from the Dean of the School of Education; and prior to enrolling in any upper level course (course number beginning with a 3 or 4), students must complete the following courses with a grade of "C" or better: ENC 1101 - Composition I , ENC 1102 - Composition II , and three semester hours of college level mathematics; or permission from the appropriate academic Dean
The primary purpose of this course is to produce well-trained practitioners who are skilled in the philosophy and methods of teaching mathematics to elementary school students. This course introduces mathematics as a science and an art and demonstrates to teachers that there are multiple approaches to teaching math in the classroom. The course stresses ideas, methods, and strategies that are used to construct meaning in math. This course will provide teacher candidates with a solid foundation for teaching mathematics and reinforcing mathematical thinking and reasoning skills in elementary education students.



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