Mar 26, 2023  
Fitchburg State University 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
Fitchburg State University 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 3480 - Teaching Mathematics to Elementary Students

3 cr. 3 hr. Day course offered every Semester.

This course explores the developmental progression of how children learn math, the critical issues in math education, and the mathematical content and pedagogy needed to teach the range of learners in the classroom. Teaching strategies and techniques modeled are consistent with the standards of mathematical practice, state curriculum frameworks, and national standards. A major focus is learning how to help children construct their own understanding of mathematics through procedural proficiency and problem solving. Candidates evaluate strategies that make mathematical knowledge accessible to all students and develop well-structured lessons with measurable outcomes. Required for all Elementary Education (1-6) majors.

Prerequisite(s): EDUC 2630 , EDUC 2640 ; Successful Passage of Stage One Education Unit Review. Co-requisite: Field Experience II in Elementary Education

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