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.
Apply characteristics and properties of two- and three-dimensional geometric shapes in problem solving.
Use visualization, spatial reasoning, and geometric modeling to solve problems.
Identify geometric figures and shapes based on mathematical arguments.
Applications of Geometry
Specify locations using coordinate geometry.
Describe spatial relationships using coordinate geometry.
Use symmetry to analyze mathematical situations.
Applications of Measurement
Apply appropriate techniques, tools, and formulas to determine measurements.
Identify the relevant attributes of objects when solving problems.
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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