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Mathematics for Elementary Educators II




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Course level: Undergraduate

This is the second course in 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 two will be on measurement, geometry, probability, and data analysis.



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Probability & Collecting and Displaying Data

  • Apply basic concepts of probability.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge to collect usable data.
  • Create graphs to display data.
  • Explore teaching techniques and the use of manipulatives when teaching probability.

Introduction to Geometry

  • Apply characteristics and properties of two- and three-dimensional geometric shapes in problem solving.
  • Identify geometric figures and shapes based on mathematical arguments.
  • Use visualization, spatial reasoning, and geometric modeling to solve problems.
  • Explore teaching techniques and manipulative use when teaching geometry.

Applications of Geometry

  • Specify locations using coordinate geometry.
  • Describe spatial relationships using coordinate geometry.
  • Use symmetry to analyze mathematical situations.
  • Explore teaching techniques and manipulative use when teaching transformations.

Applications of Measurement

  • Identify the relevant attributes of objects when solving problems.
  • Apply appropriate techniques, tools, and formulas to determine measurements.
  • Explore teaching techniques and manipulative use when teaching geometric solids.

Mathematical Connections

  • Synthesize the mathematics concepts addressed in this course.
  • Create an analysis and reflection of a math lesson plan for elementary education students.


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

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

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