Jun 01, 2023  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ED 305 - Teaching Mathematics in Elementary and Middle Schools

Credits: 3

Prerequisite: MA 111 , MA 112  (grade of C or above), ED 302 , and admission to Teacher Education Prerequisite/Corequisite: ED 310 , ED 312 , ED 334 , and ED 335  

A survey of techniques needed in teaching arithmetical concepts and the four fundamental processes of whole numbers, fractions, and decimals, as well as elementary percentage, geometry, and measurement. Experiences are provided to insure competence in teaching estimation and problem solving. Stress is given to the use of these in meaningful situations for children. Special attention is placed on the Teacher as Decision Maker in applying the Principles and Standards for School Mathematics as developed by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

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