DEC 437 Methods of Math in Childhood Settings, Grades 1-6

Exploration of the diverse ways in which children, including children who are learning English as a second language, and children with special needs develop an understanding of mathematical concepts family, community, and school settings. Study of approaches to assessment and documentation of children's development in mathematics to insure continuous development of problem-solving processes and expression of ideas in mathematics. Integration of inquiry-based methods, appropriate manipulatives and technology tools consistent with national and state standards. 

Credits:

3

Hours

3

Requirement Designation

Regular Non-Liberal Arts

Offered

Fall-Spring

Prerequisite

Admission to a Minor to Master's track in Childhood Education or Childhood Education with a Bilingual Extension.

Notes

Note: Ten hours of fieldwork required in childhood settings with diverse populations and the development of an academic portfolio.