Undergraduate Course Catalog 2008-2009
COURSE: 05-352 Methods of Teaching Mathematics, K-9 (3)
This course focuses on the development of math methods and instructional strategies for elementary and middle school students. The course emphasizes how to develop mathematical concepts, use problem-solving strategies and create or use appropriate materials. Current issues in mathematics education, NCTM standards and the Illinois Learning Standards are explored. Methods of differentiating instruction and assessment to meet the individual needs of students will be explored. Prerequisite: 2.75 GPA; Consent of Education Advisor; 05-240. Offered: Every semester.