# Methods Of Teaching Mathematics

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This course focuses on the methodology and assessment strategies that enhance learning in preschool through eighth-grade mathematics. Topics include an overview of mathematics content and process standards, developmentally effective instructional strategies, assessment, and classroom and materials management.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

#### Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

#### Mathematics Content and Process Standards and Recognizing Patterns

• Describe the importance of pattern recognition in understanding mathematics.
• Demonstrate the use of manipulatives to teach recognition and extension of patterns.
• Identify the content and process standards in preschool through eighth-grade mathematics.
• Apply national and local mathematics standards to instruction and assessment.

#### Problem Solving and Reasoning and Number Sense

• Analyze the process for successful problem solving.
• Analyze strategies for facilitating problem solving activities.
• Create activities designed to help students develop reasoning and logic skills.
• Explain the concept of number and number sense.
• Demonstrate the use of manipulatives to teach counting and number relationships.

#### Place Value and Whole Numbers, Fractions, and Decimals

• Analyze concepts related to place value.
• Demonstrate the use of manipulatives to teach the concept of place value.
• Analyze concepts related to whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.
• Demonstrate the use of manipulatives to teach concepts related to whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.
• Demonstrate the use of manipulatives to teach computation using whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.

#### Measurement and Probability and Data Analysis

• Evaluate strategies for teaching measurement concepts.
• Evaluate techniques for teaching concepts related to probability and data analysis.

#### Geometry and Spatial Sense

• Solve problems using geometric concepts and models.
• Evaluate strategies for teaching geometry concepts.

#### Mathematics Assessment and Classroom and Materials Management

• Evaluate assessment techniques, tools, and strategies used to evaluate student learning in mathematics.
• Evaluate classroom and materials management as it relates to mathematics instruction.
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