May 20, 2018  
2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin

MAT 5971 - Number Systems and Algebra for Middle Grades Teachers (3)

When Offered: On Demand
Designed primarily for teachers of mathematics at Grades 6-8, this course is a deep and connected study of number and operations, and of algebra, including rational numbers, proportional reasoning, and linear relations. Emphasis will be on rich tasks using representational tools and models to explore mathematical relationships. Problem solving, reasoning and proof, and mathematical communication will also be emphasized. Does not count for the Master of Arts in Mathematics.
Prerequisite: enrollment in the Master of Arts in Middle Grades Education program, or permission of the instructor.