This course focuses on the methodology and assessment strategies that enhance learning in P-8 mathematics. Topics include an overview of mathematics content and process standards, developmentally effective instructional strategies, assessment, and classroom and materials management.
Evaluate classroom and materials management as it relates to mathematics instruction.
Evaluate assessment techniques, tools, and strategies used to evaluate student learning in mathematics.
Geometry and Spatial Sense
Evaluate strategies for teaching geometry concepts.
Solve problems using geometric concepts and models.
Probability and Data Analysis
Evaluate techniques for teaching concepts related to probability and data analysis.
Evaluate strategies for teaching measurement concepts.
Whole Numbers, Fractions, and Decimals
Demonstrate the use of manipulatives to teach computation using whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.
Demonstrate the use of manipulatives to teach concepts related to whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.
Analyze concepts related to whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.
Demonstrate the use of manipulatives to teach the concept of place value.
Analyze concepts related to place value.
Demonstrate the use of manipulatives to teach counting and number relationships.
Explain the concept of number and number sense.
Problem Solving and Reasoning
Create activities designed to help students develop reasoning and logic skills.
Analyze strategies for facilitating problem solving activities.
Analyze the process for successful problem solving.
Demonstrate the use of manipulatives to teach recognition and extension of patterns.
Describe the importance of pattern recognition in understanding mathematics.
Mathematics Content and Process Standards
Apply national and local mathematics standards to instruction and assessment.
Identify the content and process standards in P-8 mathematics.
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