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EDE 379 Mathematics for Early Childhood and Elementary Teachers
Anderson, Carolyn


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Course

EDE 379 Mathematics for Early Childhood and Elementary Teachers

Semester

FA 2006 HO

Faculty

Anderson, Carolyn

Title

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Degrees/Certificates

MS Mathematics
MEd Computers

Office Location

SC303B

Office Hours

10-11am MWF, 10-11:30 am TR

Daytime Phone

816-584-6260

E-Mail

carolyn.anderson@park.edu

Web Page

http://www.park.edu/canderson

Semester Dates

8/21/06 - 12/15/06

Class Days

-M---F-

Class Time

11:00 - 12:15 PM

Prerequisites

Admittance to the Educ. Program, EDE359 or EDC359

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:

Mathematical Reasoning by Calvin Long and Duane DeTemple, Addison/Wesley Publisher (Fourth Edition – ISBN#0321286960), 2006©.

 

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Course Description:
study of the current methods for developing meaningful mathematical concepts in children, from the early years of childhood through the primary grades. PREREQUISITES: EDE 359 or EDC 359 and admission to the School for Education. To be taken concurrently with Practicum. 3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:

I believe every student can learn and succeed given the appropriate opportunities.  The challenge is to meet the varying needs of students while promoting, fostering and expecting academic excellence.  The curriculum is ever changing and modifying and adjusting while integrating new ideas and technologies.  The environment instills that everyone is responsible for themselves and their community.

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate mathematical knowledge and skills with particular emphasis on problem solving. (1.2.5)
  2. Identify and use the Essential Elements of Instruction (anticipatory set, participation, motivation, retention, reinforcement,  monitoring, adjusting, etc.) in lesson planning while focusing on standards and objectives. (1.2.4,  1.2.6, 1.2.7, 1.2.8)
  3. Decontextualize mathematical content. (1.2.1)
  4. Identify and use appropriate  manipulatives, teacher activities, and models,  to fit individual student needs.(1.2.5, 1.2.11)


  Instructor Learning Outcomes
  1. 1.  Demonstrate knowledge of Whole Numbers including operations, properties, and strategies
  2. 2.  Demonstrate knowledge of Rational Numbers and Integers including operations, properties, and strategies
  3. 3.  Demonstrate geometric knowledge of polygons and measurement
  4. 4.  Solve application problems using problem solving steps and strategies
Core Assessment:
Comprehensive Final

Class Assessment:

Classes will include lectures, group participation, presentations,class

activities and the use of new technology.  Homework for practice will be assigned each class period.  Grades of A(90%), B(80%), C(70%), D(60%), and F(less than 60%) will be given.   There will be three classroom tests (100 points each),  a comprehensive final (100 points), a class presentation (100 points) , and a class participation grade (100 points minus 5 points per absences).  There are NO MAKEUP tests given.  However, your lowest classroom test grade(out of the three given) will be dropped.  A comprehensive Final is mandatory.   The instructor will announce class policies.  The instructor reserves the right to change the syllabus.

 

Grading:
The best 2 out of 3 chapter tests (100 points each), class presentation/research (100 points), class participation (100 points), and a mandatory final (100 points) will determine class grade.  Grades of A(90%), B(80%), C(70%), D(60%), and F(less than 60%) will be given.

Late Submission of Course Materials:

Assignments not submitted on the due date and time will receive a grade of  “zero”.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:

All students are expected to be present and on time with homework assigned completed.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
                  Required Sections                                  Section / Exercises

Chapter 1 - Thinking Critically

1.1

#1-11 odd

 

1.2

#1, 4, 5, 9, 11, 13

 

1.3

#1, 3, 5,  11, 13, 23

 

1.4

#1, 3, 5, 13, 23

Chapter 2 - Sets and Whole Numbers

2.1

#1, 3, 5, 7, 11

 

2.2

#1, 3, 5, 11, 15, 35

 

2.3

#1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 15, 37

 

2.4

#1, 3, 5, 7, 38, 39

Chapter 3 - Numeration and Computation

3.1

#1, 7, 17, 19, 33, 35

 

3.2

#1-11 odd

 

3.3

#1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 15, 17, 19, 31

 

3.4

#1, 3, 7,  11, 13, 17, 33, 35

 

3.5

#1, 3, 5, 8, 11, 19, 21, 25, 27

Chapter 4 - Number Theory

4.1

#1, 5, 7, 9, 11,  33, 35

 

4.2

#1-9 odd

 

4.3

#1, 3, 7, 9, 16

Chapter 5 - Integers

5.1

#1, 5, 7, 9, 10, 12, 15, 29

 

5.2

#1, 3, 5, 7, 13, 17, 23, 43

 

5.3

#1, 3, 6, 9

Chapter 6 - Fractions and Rational Numbers

6.1

#1-21 odd, 43

 

6.2

#1-15 odd, 21, 33, 43

 

6.3

#3, 7, 13, 23, 29, 41

Chapter 7 - Decimals and Real Numbers

7.1

#1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 13, 29

 

7.2

#1, 3,  5, 13, 21, 32

 

7.3

#1, 3, 5, 7, 35

 

7.4

#1-25 odd, 37

Chapter 8 - Statistics

8.1

#1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 29, 30, 31

Chapter 10 - Geometric Figures

10.1

#1, 3, 5, 9, 15, 17, 29, 37

 

10.2

#1, 3, 7, 9, 13, 15, 17

 

10.3

#1, 2, 3

Chapter 11 - Measurement

11.1

#1, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 31

 

11.2

#1, 3, 4, 9, 10, 13, 15, 45, 47

Academic Honesty:
Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life.   Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-89

Plagiarism:
Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87

Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "WH".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-90

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Additional Information:

The following chart shows at what grade levels selected topics typically appear in textbooks.  Underlined numbers indicate grades in which the most time is spent on the given topic  






































































Place Value


1, 2, 3, 4, 5


Addition Concepts


1, 2


Addition Algorithm


1, 2, 3


Subtraction Concepts


1, 2


Subtraction Algorithm


1, 2, 3


Multiplication Concepts


    2, 3, 4


Multiplication Algorithm


        3, 4, 5


Division Concepts


        3, 4


Division Algorithm


        3, 4, 5, 6


Order of Operation


                5, 6


Estimation


    2, 3, 4, 5, 6


Fraction Concepts


1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6


Fraction Addition/Subtraction


            4, 5, 6


Fraction Multiplication


                5, 6


Fraction Division


                5, 6


Decimal Place Value


        3, 4, 5, 6


Decimal Addition/Subtraction


         3, 4, 5, 6


Decimal Multiplication


                 5, 6


Decimal Division


                 5, 6


Ratio


                 5, 6


Percent


                 5, 6


Scientific Notation


                     6


 


Need Help?

1.  Come see ME!


2.  Go to the Academic Support Center (MA406).  Times vary, but


     tutoring is available M-F days and some evenings.  Tutoring is


     free!  Tutors will not do a student's homework, but will help


     the student understand the concepts and skills needed.


 


Information on the Web?


                There are many sites on the internet that have lesson plan ideas,


                printable math manipulatives, free math software, etc..


                Example: (www.matti.usu.edu/nlvm/nav/topic_t_1.html


                                 mason.gmu.edu/~mmankus/Handson/manipulatives.htm


                                 www.coolmath4kids.com


                                 www.educ.drake.edu/espey/math-links.htm

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