EDUC 4205 - Elementary School Mathematics Theory and Methods Course uri icon



  • The course focuses on learning theories, different instructional practices, models, and tools that can be utilized to elicit, assess, and build on elementary students' mathematical reasoning. The course subscribes to a view of mathematics that (1) all students can learn mathematics, (2) that powerful mathematics learning is an active process that engages students in deep mathematical inquiry, and (3) that equitable and culturally responsive teaching of mathematics requires strong mathematics knowledge for teaching.