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Welcome to the EDU 4580: Instructional Methods for Mathmatics

This course focuses on preparing perspective Pre-K-4 teachers for the rigors of instruction in mathematics. The course is designed to enable new teachers to understand core math knowledge and to use effective instructional strategies. Students will develop both the skills to stay current using research concerning best practices for content instruction, and the ability to effectively deliver core academic content. Students will investigate the NCTM standards and spend considerable time engaged in classroom activities connected directly to numbers and operations, algebra, geometry, measurement, data analysis, and probability. Additionally, students will explore the importance of developing children’s problem solving, reasoning and communication skills. Students will demonstrate both direct and inquiry instructional strategies. Requirements include access to the Internet, selected readings, discussion, class work, writing assignments, presentations, and reflections. Additionally, students will explore the importance of developing children’s problem solving, reasoning and communication skills. Students will demonstrate both direct and inquiry instructional strategies. Requirements include access to the Internet, selected readings, discussion, class work, writing assignments, presentations, and reflections.

This guide provides access to resources to help with the course.

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When searching for resources, try some of these terms:

  • math
    • algebra
    • geometry
    • addition
    • subtraction
  • instruction
  • teaching methods
  • learning theories
  • teaching theories