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

credits:

3 (q)

semester:

FallSpring

prereqs:

Intermediate math competence (usually 3 units HS math) and suitable placement scores, or Math 100 or 101.