ED 330. Mathematics in Early Childhood and Elementary Education

Three credits

This course is designed to present a study of research, concepts and methodologies pertinent to the teaching of mathematics from the PK through 4th grade levels. In this course, emphasis is placed on 1) the knowledge necessary to guide children to become mathematically literate, 2) the implementation of planning and instructional techniques based on the NCTM Curriculum Standards, the PA Academic Standards and the PDE Assessment Anchors as well as principles of the NAEYC, and 3) the use of concrete manipulation to facilitate the learning process.

Prerequisite: Admission to the Teacher Education Program.