Department Information

Chair:
Kimberly Rombach, Chair and Professor
Education Building, Room 1241
Phone: 607-753-2706
Fax: 607-753-5976
Email:
kimberly.rombach@cortland.edu
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Course Detail

EDU 512 - Teaching Elementary School Mathematics

The goal of this course is to prepare preservice teachers in the M.S.T. program to teach mathematics to elementary school students in an effective, constructivist, and equitable manner. In class meetings, the instructor will use hands-on mathematics activities to model appropriate strategies for teaching mathematics in a student-centered classroom and to build preservice teachers' understandings of mathematics. Inquiry teaching will be also modeled and expected in students' lesson plans.

By completing class readings, course assignments, and observations of children in classrooms, students will develop a multitude of techniques and strategies for providing mathematics instruction to diverse learners.

Prerequisite: Admission to the M.S.T. program; EDU 510. Undergraduates restricted.

(3 cr. hr.)

Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.