ECE235 :  Teaching Preschool Math

Methods and materials for developmentally appropriate activities for young children in math are presented, following guidelines set by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). The course focuses on structured exploration and inquiry strategies. Quality criteria for choosing topics and materials include the necessity of hands-on interaction for the child. Content topics may include classification, seriation, number sense, patterns, geometry and measurement.
Prerequisite: RD090, WR090 and MTH020, each with a grade of "C" or better, or placement above stated course levels; and ECE135 and ECE261.
Credit Hours: 3
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