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Post Masters Certification


Mathematics Education: First to Sixth Grade Advanced Study Certificate


EECE 736 Mathematics for Young Children

3 cr

Focusing on the development of mathematical thinking of children in the primary grades, this course examines current research on children's thinking and emphasizes important instructional strategies. The course highlights the key role language plays in mathematical learning.

EECE 750 Modern Learning Technologies

3 cr

Students learn to use word-processing software, databases and spreadsheets, digital cameras, educational software, email and the WWW as tools to enhance the learning of the core curriculum subjects. The objective of this course, technology literacy, is acquired through classroom laboratory experiences, extensive readings and detailed writing requirements. Students learn basic computer operations and vocabulary, explore the many personal and professional uses of technology and apply modern learning technology tools to the school curriculum.

EECE 751 Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary School

3 cr

Examining the content of an elementary school mathematics program, students explore effective teaching strategies that complement the national and New York state standards for mathematics. Students are introduced to a wide range of manipulative and technological tools for addressing important concepts, strategies and skills

EECE 752 Mathematical Snapshot: Mathematics in Everyday Life

3 cr

This course introduces students to geometry content appropriate to the elementary school. Students explore and develop pedagogical techniques that are applicable to a diverse range of children's abilities. The uses of technology to enhance instruction are also included.

EECE 756 Geometry, Art and Mathematical Thinking

3 cr

This course addresses key geometric concepts in the context of artistic creations, such as the work of M.C. Escher and the tiling patterns of various cultures. Concepts addressed include congruence, similarity, symmetry and transformations. Other topics include coordinate geometry, tessellation of shapes and the relationship between two and three dimensional shapes. This course also integrates technology applications.

 

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