Math For Elementary Teachers II –

mth157

(3 credits)

This course is the second in a two-part series designed for K–8 preservice teachers to address the conceptual framework for mathematics taught in elementary school. The focus of Part Two will be on measurement, geometry, probability, and data analysis. The relationship of the course concepts to the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Standards for K–8 instruction is also addressed.
This undergraduate-level course is 9 weeks. This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Advisor.

Data Analysis

  • Use appropriate statistical methods to analyze data.
  • Develop predictions based on data.

Probability

  • Apply basic concepts of probability.

Introduction to Geometry

  • Apply characteristics and properties of two- and three-dimensional geometric shapes in problem solving.
  • Identify geometirc figures and shapes based on mathematical arguments.
  • Use visualization, spatial reasoning, and geometric modeling to solve problems.

Introduction to Geometry, Continued

  • Apply characteristics and properties of two- and three-dimensional geometric shapes in problem solving.
  • Identify geometirc figures and shapes based on mathematical arguments.
  • Use visualization, spatial reasoning, and geometric modeling to solve problems.

Applications of Geometry

  • Specify locations using coordinate geometry.
  • Describe spatial relationships using coordinate geometry.
  • Use symmetry to analyze mathematical situations.

Applications of Geometry, Continued

  • Specify locations using coordinate geometry.
  • Describe spatial relationships using coordinate geometry.
  • Use symmetry to analyze mathematical situations.

Applications of Measurement

  • Identify the relevant attributes of objects when solving problems.
  • Apply appropriate techniques, tools, and formulas to determine measurements.

Applications of Measurement, Continued

  • Identify the relevant attributes of objects when solving problems.
  • Apply appropriate techniques, tools, and formulas to determine measurements.

Mathematical Connections

  • Synthesize the mathematical concepts addressed in this course.

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