EDU-3266 Instructional Dynamics for the Elementary Educator - Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment for Integrated, Engaging, and Creative Lessons; Part II: Numeracy and Quantitative Reasoning for Diverse Learners

3 credits

Prerequisite: EDU-2370, MAT-2030, EDU-TEW2, 2.75 GPA, pass PRAXIS I, and permission of program director.

This course provides students with the opportunities to explore mathematical thinking and examine ways in which teachers support this thinking. The focus will be on how mathematical understanding develops as children learn mathematics in inclusive classrooms. This course will involve observation of math lessons, lesson planning, practice teaching, and lesson study as well as reading and informal and formal papers. Students will observe and participate in an assigned elementary school classroom under the supervision of a licensed teacher during a 60-hour practicum shared with EDU-3265, Instructional Dynamics Part I. (Fall Semester)