2020-2021 Catalog

ETC 569 Mathematics Content and Practice

The Mathematics Content and Practice block examines theoretical perspectives on mathematics education and methods of teaching and learning mathematics at the elementary and middle school levels. In this course, candidates investigate various teaching strategies to motivate children, explore what it means to know and do mathematics, to solve problems, to use assessment to inform instruction, and to teach math equitably to all children. Candidates acquire and demonstrate practical experience in the understanding of the mathematics concepts taught and methods used in grades K-8. Lessons designed and competencies met in this course will be applied, analyzed and reflected upon in the field experience which is part of this block.

Credits

7

Prerequisite

Prior Approval from Program Director.