# Course information for EDU 432

Development of Mathematics in the Elementary and Middle School

3 Credit hours

Spring 2014

## Catalog description

EDU 432 Development of Mathematics in the Elementary School (3) Prerequisites: Admission to teacher education and completion of all course work except the Pre-Directed Teaching semester and Directed Teaching. To prepare emergent professionals to become confident in their ability to implement mathematics and to create an environment in which students become confident learners and participants of mathematics. Must be taken during the semester prior to Directed Teaching. (F, S).

## Required Texts

Andria P. Troutman and Patricia Diane Hunsader. (2013). Mathematics a Good Beginning seventh edition. Thomson Wadsworth Publishing Company: Belmont, CA.

Fosnot, Catherine Twomey; & Bill Jacob. (2010). Young Mathematicians at Work: Constructing Algebra. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.)

## Choose *ONE* of the following

- Fosnot, Catherine Twomey; & Dolk, Maarten. (2001).Young Mathematicians at Work: Constructing Number Sense, Addition, and Subtraction. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann. (Main audience Preschool - third grade)
- Fosnot, Catherine Twomey; & Dolk, Maarten. (2001. Young Mathematicians at Work: Constructing Multiplication and Division. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann. (Main audience third - fifth grade )
- Fosnot, Catherine Twomey; & Dolk, Maarten. (2002). Young Mathematicians at Work: Constructing Fractions, decimals, and percent. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann. (Main audience second grade - seventh )

*Instructor* - Dr. Robert Sweetland

*Email* - rosweet1@wsc.edu

*Phone* - 375-7374

*Office* - Brandenburg 123 B

*Office Hours* -
times posted outside office door or by arrangement

*Class Time* - Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:00 or 2:00