Math for Teachers: Content, Curriculum, and Mathematics Education

This class is designed to provide teacher licensure candidates with an introduction to math content PreK - 6, curriculum, and methods in mathematics education. This course investigates curriculum projects and specific methods and strategies for teaching mathematics aligning with the Common Core Standards. In addition to exploring math content, historical trends, standards, and pertinent research in mathematics education, this seminar focuses on teaching math across content areas, project-based and contextualized math instruction, and teaching mathematics to diverse learners. Students are actively involved in the process of instruction by utilizing content, methods, and curriculum being considered. Includes practicum hours. Cross-listed as EDU515.
Course Number: EDU315
Units: 3.0