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MAT 3940 - Mathematical Concepts for Elementary School Teachers: Algebraic and Statistical Reasoning (4)


Deep consideration of the Operations and Algebraic Thinking as well as the Data Analysis Domain of the Common Core Standards in Mathematics for K-8 students. Representation and interpretation of data; summary and description of variability. Analysis and description of patterns and relationships, Writing and interpretation of numerical and algebraic expressions. ratios and proportional reasoning, Probability. Familiarity with the idea of function in different modalities: table, graph, symbolic, verbal. Modeling of the Standards of Mathematical practice. Emphasis on the use of different representations and different models for mathematical idea. Discussion of the role of precise language and notation in the development of mathematical thinking. Analysis of different ways of argumentation in mathematics. This course has a field work component.

Prerequisite(s): C or better in MAT 194 or MAT 1940 .
Component(s): Lecture
Grading Basis: Graded Only
Repeat for Credit: May be taken only once
Course Category: Service Course



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