Sep 18, 2020
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.
Prerequisite(s): EDUC 1070
- Learning preferences
- Choose materials that teach to that style of learning
- Cooperative group activities
- Growth mindset
- Properties and relationships
- Tools and manipulatives
- Collecting and organizing
- Techniques for representing and summarizing
- Interpreting and drawing inferences
- Quantitative and qualitative
- Simple and compound events
- Randomness and sampling
- Mathematical games to a variety of skill levels
- Integration of technological and non-technological tools
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
- demonstrate the properties and relationships of geometric figures.
- explain geometry and measurement from both abstract and concrete perspectives and identify real word applications.
- utilize a variety of conceptual and procedural tools for collecting, organizing, and reasoning about data.
- demonstrate numerical and graphical techniques for representing and summarizing data.
- utilize probability as a way of describing chance in simple and compound events.
- describe the role of randomness and sampling in experimental studies.
- integrate technological and non-technological tools with mathematics.
- demonstrate a growth mindset model to learning mathematics.
Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)
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