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MTCH 2010  MATHEMATICS FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS II (3 credits)

This course builds the conceptual underpinnings behind the arithmetical reasoning and reasoning with data typically taught in school curriculum. Topics include division of whole numbers and of rational numbers, elementary study of number properties, measurement, probability and statistics. The course also teachings students how to use the Habits of Mind framework to improve mathematical problem-solving ability. The course aims to help students understand not just how to solve mathematical problems from a variety of approaches, but to understand the reasoning that make the approaches valid. The course is particularly useful for students who are planning on teaching mathematics at the K-6 level.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): MTCH 2000 with a grade of C or better.