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EDE 715: Learning and Teaching Mathematics in Childhood Settings—Grades 1 to 6.

3 hours, 3 credits


Exploration of the diverse ways in which children, including children who are learning English as a second language, and children with special needs develop an understanding of mathematical concepts in family, neighborhood, and school settings. Study of approaches to assessment and documentation of children's development in mathematics to insure continuous development of problem-solving processes and expression of ideas in mathematics. State and national standards are met using appropriate tools from media and technology, concrete materials, drawings and diagrams, analogy and modeling. Ten hours of fieldwork required in childhood settings with diverse populations, action research, and the development of an academic portfolio. PREREQ: EDE 721, EDE 722. COREQ: EDE 716.

Last modified: 8/4/2015