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2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDU 505 - Elementary and Middle School Mathematics Methods for All Students Including Those of Diverse Abilities and Backgrounds

This course is designed for those preparing to be elementary and middle school mathematics teachers and provides experiences to develop and apply mathematical content and pedagogical knowledge and skills. The primary focus of this course is on how to create positive learning communities that support all students in developing a deep understanding of mathematical concepts and procedures. Major areas of focus include: creating problem-based learning experiences; creating effective, supportive learning environments; the appropriate and effective use of models and tools for promoting understanding of mathematical ideas, including the use of technology and manipulatives; understanding learning progressions of important mathematical ideas; promoting the National Council of Teachers’ Process Standards; supporting students’ understanding of the Common Core Standards and Practices; assessing and building on students’ mathematical understandings; creating adaptive learning materials to differentiate instruction for individuals and groups of learners.

Co-requisite(s): This course should be taken concurrently with an internship experience, or with program permission.
Credits: 3

Course Typically Offered:
Course Type: Education

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