EDU 334 - Mathematics Education for Young Learners

Course unit(s): 1
Prerequisite(s): EDU 204 - Integrating Curriculum & Instruction for Young Learners  and formal admission to the Education Certification Program.
This course will analyze the content, pedagogy, and management of the Pre-K to grade 4 mathematics curricula in diverse classrooms.  Emphasis will be placed on how young children learn mathematics, problem solving, reasoning and proof; communication; making connections within mathematics and with the world outside the classroom; multiple representations; and research based instructional strategies, all within the context of developing number sense, operations, patterns and functions, geometric shapes, data analysis and probability, and measurement.  Students will use national, state, and district standards to plan, implement, and adapt lessons for the early grades.  Fieldwork is required.

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