"Degrees & Programs"
Doctoral
Bachelor's
Bachelor's Nursing Liberal Arts Education Technology Psychology Behavioral Sciences Healthcare Criminal Justice Business
Master's
Nursing Education Technology Psychology Behavioral Sciences Master's Healthcare Criminal Justice Business
Associate
Technology Criminal Justice and Security Associate Business
Certificate
Competency-based programs
"Courses"
College credit courses
Student experience
Paying for School

MTH/213

# Mathematics for Elementary Educators I

Online

Format

\$1194

Estimated Tuition

credits

Total credits

weeks

Course length

Choose an upcoming start date:

Enroll by 1pm Central:

Please Note: Attendance and participation are mandatory in all University courses, and specific requirements may differ by course. If attendance requirements are not met, a student may be removed from the course. Please review the Course Attendance Policy in the Catalog for more information.

University of Phoenix reserves the right to modify courses. While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.

This is the first course of a two-part series designed for K-8 pre-service teachers to address a conceptual understanding of mathematics taught in elementary school. The focus of part one will be on real number properties, patterns, operations and algebraic reasoning and problem solving.

## Prerequisites

• 6 credits of college-level math within the past 10 years

## What you'll learn

### Course skills and outcomes

Introduction to Standards and Problem Solving

• Explain the six principles and process standards of elementary school mathematics as defined by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
• Explain the standards progression for your state’s mathematics standards.
• Apply problem solving strategies.
• Use Venn diagrams to solve problems.
• Analyze teaching techniques and manipulative use for teaching problem solving.

Whole Number Operations and Number Theory

• Research different numeration systems.
• Make reasonable estimates.
• Apply algorithms for operations of whole numbers.
• Apply number theory to solve problems.
• Analyze teaching techniques and manipulative use for teaching whole number properties.

Integers and Rational Numbers

• Apply the properties of integers.
• Solve problems involving rational numbers.
• Apply rational number knowledge to solve proportions.
• Analyze teaching techniques and manipulative use for teaching rational number properties.

Real Numbers and Algebraic Thinking

• Solve decimal, percent, and real number problems.
• Solve simple equations, inequalities, and functions.
• Solve problems in the Cartesian coordinate system.
• Analyze teaching techniques and manipulative use for teaching real numbers and equations.

Mathematical Connections

• Identify patterns in elementary mathematics.
• Synthesize the elementary mathematics concepts addressed in this course.
• Explain how a conceptual understanding of mathematics has been addressed in this class.

## Why take courses at University of Phoenix

Accreditation that matters

We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org) for more than 40 years.

Real-world instructors

Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

Affordable and potentially reimbursable

Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

## Credit Transfer

### Need to transfer credits to another college or university?

Before you enroll in a course, check with your school of choice to make sure they will accept our transfer credits and to understand any requirements or limitations. Then you can complete your course, and request your official transcript be sent to your school. That’s it!