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 MAE4326 - How Children Learn Mathematics

 

Week*
 
Lecture(s)
 
Chapter Readings/Resources
 
Assignments*
 
1







Introductions

Review Syllabus

Sequences



Chapters 1 & 2







Scavenger Hunt Homework






2





Chapter 1

Chapter 2



Chapters 3 & 4





Scavenger Hunt Homework Due
Discussion 1




3






Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Problem Solving



Chapters 5 & 6






Discussion 2






4








Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Teaching Through Problem Solving




Chapter 8








Quiz 1 (Ch 1 & 2)







5





Chapter 8

Using Manipulatives Effectively



Chapter 9





Group Assignment Discussion Board:
Mathematical Practices




6






Chapter 9

Using Music to Teach Math



Chapter 10






Technology Enhancement Plan

Quiz 2 (Ch 3 & 4)




7






Chapter 10

Operations on Whole Numbers 1



Chapter 11





Group Assignment Discussion Board:
NCTM Article Review





8





Chapter 11

Operations on Whole Numers 2


Chapter 12




Discussion 3

Quiz 3 (Ch 8, 9, & 10)



9




Spring Break




  Demonstration Project



10





Chapter 12

Group 1 & 2 Showcase Video


Chapter 13




Discussion 4a & 4b




11







Chapter 13


Group 3 & 4 Showcase Video



Chapter 15






Diagnostic Teaching Assignment

Quiz 4 (Ch 11, 12, & 13)





12






Chapter 15

Operations on Fractions



Chapter 16





Group Assignment Discussion Board:
Learning Centers




13







Chapter 16

Measurement & Unit Conversion




Chapter 19






Discussion 5

Quiz 5 (Ch 15 & 16)





14








Chapter 19

Geometry 1





Chapter 20

Chapter 21





Reflections on Dmonstratin Project Presentations







15








Chapter 20

Chapter 21

Geometry 2










Discussion 6

Quiz 6 (Ch 19 & 20)





16












Mini Teach Poster Gallery Walk












  Discussion 7 (Optional)

Mini Teach

Field Evaluation


Final Exam Part A (Due In Class)






17




Final Exam (Part B)




  Final Exam Part B (In Class Only)




 

*

Exact Date can be found on the current syllabus

 

Lectures are in MS PowerPoint (v10) format. The PowerPoint Vewer or Open Office suite may be freely downloaded.

 

Practice Problems are in PDF format. The 

Adobe Acrobat Viewer is also a free download.