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Graduate Course Details
Number EDU 898
Title Mathematic Methods in Elementary School
Credits 3.0
Prerequisites EDG 790 or EDU 829 and EDU 737 or EDS 891


This course presents methods and materials that foster the construction of mathematical concepts and skills for elementary school children, grades 1-6. Emphasis will be placed on using problem solving and communication as frameworks for teaching with the goal of fostering mathematical literacy in the areas of number sense, geometry, data analysis and probability, and algebraic reasoning. Strategies for getting children actively involved in doing mathematics via learning experiences that facilitate discovery will be presented.