ech416 | undergraduate
Methods Of Teaching In Early Childhood: Mathematics
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Early Childhood Mathematics Pedagogy; Counting and Cardinality
- Compare the NCTM Content and Process Standards for young children (Pre-K through second grade) with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics in early education.
- Apply developmentally appropriate instructional strategies to teach number counting and cardinality.
- Summarize the various theories of developmentally appropriate mathematics instruction.
Differentiating Math Instruction for Diverse Learners; Operations and Algebraic Thinking
- Examine trends and issues regarding differentiating math instruction for young children.
- Identify developmentally effective methods of differentiating mathematics instruction.
- Apply developmentally appropriate instructional strategies for teaching operations and algebraic thinking.
Early Childhood Mathematics Curriculum; Geometry
- Examine models for developmentally meaningful integration of cross-content curriculum.
- Integrate appropriate technology into the mathematical curriculum to support young childrenâs math instruction.
- Incorporate age-appropriate math manipulatives in lesson plan activities.
- Incorporate age-appropriate math language in lesson plan activities.
- Explore problem-solving strategies for young learners in mathematics.
- Apply developmentally appropriate instructional strategies for teaching geometry.
Assessment of Early Childhood Mathematics; Measurement
- Evaluate assessment strategies to enhance young childrenâs learning of mathematics.
- Construct age-appropriate assessments using goals for the early education mathematics classroom.
- Use assessment data, including observation and documentation, to guide instructional decisions.
- Evaluate the uses of technology to document, assess, and collect data.
- Apply developmentally-appropriate instructional strategies for teaching measurement.
Managing the Early Childhood Mathematics Classroom; Number and Operations in Base Ten
- Examine strategies used to create a healthy, respectful, supportive, and challenging early education mathematics learning environment.
- Recommend motivational and communication techniques that are useful in the early education mathematics learning environment.
- Explore opportunities for family participation in early education mathematics learning environments.
- Apply developmentally-appropriate instructional strategies for number and operations in base ten.
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