SEED 7451X Teaching Mathematics in Middle Childhood
45 hours plus conference, 20 hours supervised field experience; 3 credits
Objectives, methods, and materials for teaching middle childhood mathematics. Creating classroom and school environments to support the mathematics learning of all students in grades 5-9, including students with special needs and English language learners. Overview of the NCTM Principles and Standards and analysis of the New York State Learning Standards for mathematics in grades K-12. Overview of the 5-9 curriculum strands (number, algebra, probability, and data analysis). Uses of technological tools in the math classroom. Planning lessons according to the New York City 5-9 pacing calendars. Role of problem solving and higher order thinking in mathematics instruction. Workshops in identifying, reporting, and responding to child abuse and substance abuse, fire and arson prevention and safety education. Not open to students who have taken EDUC 7451X.
Corequisite: SEED 7501X [792.1].