EDCI 531 Integrated Math Methods for Middle Childhood and Adolescent/Young Adult

This course concentrates on ideas, procedures and materials for the teaching of mathematics in middle childhood and high school. Basic concepts are reviewed with emphasis on a variety of effective teaching methods based on the state and national standards. Students will focus on problem solving, critical thinking and application skills. There is a field experience requirement attached to this course. Students will be required to keep logs/journals, prepare lessons and assessments and analyze the classroom and their instruction using College of Education criteria. A second methods course (EDCI 532, 533 or 534) should also be taken if the candidate is seeking a middle childhood license. The Level 2 portfolio requirement is attached to this class for middle childhood candidates.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

EDFI 503 (post-baccalaureate), EDFI 504, EDFI 560; EDIS 509; EDCI 528 and EDCI 529