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ECEĀ 314. Mathematics & The Young Child. 2 Hours.

This course explores curriculum and methods for teaching mathematics in pre-K through grade 3. Candidates actively engage in projects and activities that help them develop a conceptual understanding of teaching mathematics in a cooperative and constructionist environment where children view themselves as mathematicians. Emphasis is placed on the use of manipulatives, problem solving activities, and children's literature in the planning and organizing of developmentally appropriate classroom activities and lessons. Prerequisites: Students must complete ECE 335 and be admitted to Teacher Education before enrolling in this course. Corequisites: Students must also be enrolled in ECE 310, ECE 312, and ECE 313 at the same time.