Jun 14, 2021  
2020 Siena Heights University Catalog 
2020 Siena Heights University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MAT 251 Math and Methods for Elementary Teachers I

3 credit hours

This course along with MAT 252 covers the theories and methods appropriate to teaching the concepts of mathematics in grades K-6. The content will include numbers and numerals,  real numbers and their operations, algorithmic thinking and learning, geometry, statistics, probability, basic number theory, problem solving, logical reasoning, conjectures and explorations. The mathematical processes used and taught will be conceptualization and spatial visualization, mental arithmetic, estimation, computation, problem solving, modeling, critical thinking, and peer assessment. The methods covered include lesson planning, cognitive and constructive learning, and inquiry based pedagogy.

Prerequisite: MAT 149 Problem Solving  
Course is Offered: FA Every Year

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