SEED 7452X Methods for Teaching Number and Algebra in Grades 5 through 9
45 hours plus conference, 20 hours supervised field experience; 3 credits
Overview of the number and operations 5-9 grades curriculum strand: ways of representing numbers, relationships among numbers, and number systems; meanings of and relationships among operations; fluent mental and written computation and reasonable estimation. Overview of the algebra 5-9 grade curriculum strand: patterns, relations, and functions; representing and analyzing mathematical situations and structures using algebraic symbols; modeling and solving contextualized problems using various representations, such as graphs, tables, and equations; using graphs to analyze the nature of changes in linear relationships. Using graphing calculators. Using diagnostic techniques and differentiating materials and methods for teaching number and operations and algebra. Not open to students who have taken EDUC 7452X.