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Mathematics for Elementary Teachers 2

This is the second of a two-course series of mathematics courses for prospective elementary school teachers. The course is designed to continue the process of providing the mathematical content knowledge, pedagogical content knowledge, and special content knowledge needed to teach mathematics in elementary school, which was begun in EDC G 668. Topics covered include linear relationships, their various representations, linear models and linear problem solving; introduction of basic geometric concepts including congruence and similarity and the effect of various transformation; perimeter, area and volume of basic geometric figures; properties of circles and the number pi; basic definitions and concepts of algebra including variables and unknown quantities. Lesson planning, assessment, mathem

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