ED 345

Methods of Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary School

The purpose of this course is to describe the techniques and skills necessary for successfully teaching mathematics at the elementary school level. Students will be actively engaged in constructivist based problem-solving, hands-on activities, hypothesis generating and testing, experimentation, and other methods of teaching mathematics. Emphasis will be placed on using everyday objects and technology to teach. Diagnostic prescriptive strategies will also be explored. Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in ED 200, ED 355 or EE 309, pass Praxis Core. Credit, 3 hours.