Participants will examine the structure and applications of the NCTM Principles and Standards for School Mathematics and the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics as they relate to fourth and fifth grades. Multiple examples of teaching strategies will be presented to assist candidates in meeting the needs of diverse learners and providing appropriate intervention techniques. Participants will also examine the mathematical expectations for students and instruction at the fourth and fifth grade levels while learning to recognize the differences in student developmental levels and experiences. Participants will also gain skill in the use of technology for planning as well as instructional purposes. This course is for Early Childhood candidates seeking the Early Childhood Generalist Endorsement.
Offered for 2 Semester hours.