ECE 415 - Mathematics Instruction in Preschool and the Primary Grades
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): MTH 127, MTH 128, MTH 129, EDB 200, EDB 301, EDB 302 and either ECE 300 or ESE 400. Aimed at development of a justifiable rationale and philosophy for teaching and learning mathematics in preschool and the primary grades that takes into account the interrelationships among curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Includes exploration of constructive processes involved in developing mathematical understanding in young children with particular attention given the acquisition of numeracy and problem-solving strategies. Also examined and evaluated will be current standards, methods, and materials for teaching and learning mathematics during early childhood.