Mathematics For Elementary Educators II – mth214 (3 credits)
This is the second course in a two-part series designed for K-8 pre-service 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.
Identify the relevant attributes of objects when solving problems.
Apply appropriate techniques, tools, and formulas to determine measurements.
Introduction to Geometry
Identify geometric figures and shapes based on mathematical arguments.
Apply characteristics and properties of two- and three-dimensional geometric shapes in problem solving.
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.
Synthesize the mathematics concepts addressed in this course.
Data Analysis and Probability
Apply basic concepts of probability.
Use appropriate statistical methods to analyze data.
Develop inferences and predictions based on data.
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