Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I
Designed to help the prospective elementary school teacher develop a deep understanding of topics typically covered in the K-8 mathematics curriculum. Topics include problem solving strategies; sets; numeration systems; arithmetic for whole numbers, integers, rational numbers, and real numbers using multiple algorithms; elementary number theory; proportions; and percentages. Emphasizes constructing concrete models for these concepts and lab work is required. Designed to meet the general studies requirement for the baccalaureate degree and the minor in mathematics for middle school teachers, but does not apply towards a major or minor in mathematics. Prerequisite: MDEV 003 or satisfactory departmental placement.