Develop an in-depth understanding of the principles and topics for teaching mathematics in the primary classroom. Examine developmentally appropriate strategies for building the foundation for learning math. Construct a tool of meaningful standards-based activities. Create and implement differentiated math work stations that are aligned with curriculum and grade level standards and reflect on the outcome in the early childhood classroom.
Course Learning Objectives:
- Examine and identify the core principles of teaching mathematics in the early childhood classroom.
- Explore developmentally appropriate strategies for teaching mathematics.
- Design and produce rich math lessons and activities aligned to curriculum and grade level standards.
- Reflect on course learning how it will impact student achievement.