EDUC 405 Math Methods and Materials

This is a course for elementary education majors. Topics covered in this class include: state and national math standards, problem solving, assessment, number concepts, numeration, whole number operations, patterns, estimation, fractions, decimals, ratio, proportion, percent, geometry, measurement, statistics, data, probability and algebraic concepts. Emphasis is given to hands on discovery learning through real life application. This course addresses the application of innovative teaching methods and materials for teaching elementary school mathematics. It stresses developmentally appropriate instructional strategies that emphasize problem solving approaches to math instruction in a diverse classroom.