Sep 18, 2020  
2019-2020 Course Catalog 
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EDUC 1075 - Mathematics for Educators II

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture 3 Lab None
Course Description: This course is designed to provide students with the skills necessary to support and reinforce the instruction of K-6 students in the area of math.  Areas of study will include geometry, data analysis, and probability.  This class is the second in a series of two math courses in the MnState Elementary Education Foundations Transfer Pathway to meet Board of Teaching standards.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): EDUC 1070  
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Learning preferences
    1. Choose materials that teach to that style of learning
    2. Cooperative group activities
  2. Growth mindset
  3. Geometry
    1. Properties and relationships
    2. Measurement
    3. Tools and manipulatives
  4. Data
    1. Collecting and organizing
    2. Techniques for representing and summarizing
    3. Interpreting and drawing inferences
    4. Quantitative and qualitative
  5. Probability
    1. Simple and compound events
    2. Randomness and sampling
    3. Mathematical games to a variety of skill levels
  6. Integration of technological and non-technological tools

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate the properties and relationships of geometric figures.
  2. explain geometry and measurement from both abstract and concrete perspectives and identify real word applications.
  3. utilize a variety of conceptual and procedural tools for collecting, organizing, and reasoning about data.
  4. demonstrate numerical and graphical techniques for representing and summarizing data.
  5. utilize probability as a way of describing chance in simple and compound events.
  6. describe the role of randomness and sampling in experimental studies.
  7. integrate technological and non-technological tools with mathematics.
  8. demonstrate a growth mindset model to learning mathematics.

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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