Sep 21, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 [Archived Catalog]

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EDEC 3300 - Teaching Mathematics in Early Childhood P-3


Examination of methods and materials appropriate for teaching mathematics to young children. Emphasis placed on using developmentally appropriate experiences to provide for diversity of learners, including those with disabilities.

Requisites: Advanced standing and EDEC 2301 and (EDEC 3002 or EDEC 3003 concurrent) and (Jr or Sr)
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Compare and contrast research-based teaching strategies that incorporate and extend student thinking
  • Design meaningful mathematics experiences, learning centers, and lesson plans that center on mathematical concepts that encourage the integration of technology and inquiry
  • Investigate and a pply a wide-range of constructivist-based pedagogies applicable to the early childhood mathematics classroom and supported by NCTM and Ohio Academic Content Standards
  • View early childhood mathematics as a discipline involving the processes of investigation, verification, exploration, explanation, discovery, conjecture testing, representation, reflection, and communication



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