Department of Mathematics

Van Vleck Hall, 480 Lincoln Drive, Madison, WI

Math 130: Mathematics for Teaching: Numbers and Operations

Student Body: Open only to students in Education or by permission of Education Academic Services.
Credits:  3
Course Coordinator: Oh Hoon Kwon, Steffen Lempp
Background and Goals: 

This is the first of three math content courses for elementary and special education majors, focusing on numbers and operations.

Alternatives:  n/a
Subsequent Courses:  Math 131, and Math 135 if in the math/science minor
Course Content: 
  • Mathematics for teaching focusing on numbers and operations in K-8
  • Emphasis on understanding a variety of problem solving strategies and word problems
  • Content will focus on place value, model standard and alternative algorithms, fractions, and decimals
3 (q)
Intermediate math competence (usually 3 units HS math) and suitable placement scores, or Math 100 or 101.

UW-Madison Department of Mathematics
Van Vleck Hall
480 Lincoln Drive
Madison, Wi  53706

(608) 263-3054

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