Nov 29, 2023
EDEL 323 - Teaching Elementary School Mathematics
Methods and materials for helping children learn mathematics with emphasis on the use of manipulatives, problem solving, cooperative learning, and communication.
Prerequisites: MATH 164, MATH 250, and full admission to the Teacher Certification Program, and current WSP/FBI fingerprint clearance.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student/teacher candidate will be able to:
- Design and execute a wide range of instructional plans and strategies that support student learning within mathematics & integrated across other academic content areas.
- Operationalize the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics K-8.
- Use the learning progressions as a diagnostic tool in assessing learning and planning lessons.
- Design and implement a wide range of assessment strategies and support student learning within and across academic content areas.
- Design instructional lessons using the constructivist model of problem solving (investigations).
- Operationalize the 5 elements of mathematical instruction: Task Development, Tool Usage as Learning Support, Equity of Accessibility, Social Culture of the Learning Environment, & Teacher’s Role in
- Decipher and explain ethomathematical methods of problem solving.
- Operationalize the grading, assessment, feedback process with meaning & application.
- Utilize manipulatives purposefully in developing effective instructional strategies for K- 8 math content.
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