May 31, 2020  
2007-2009 Catalog 
    
2007-2009 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDM 221 - Mathematical Reasoning, Proving, and Problem Solving for Elementary Education


EDM 120(4)

Learning and implementing relevant problem-solving strategies; exploring what proof means in the K-8 classroom. Students explore various mathematical contexts: posing problems and problem extensions, developing problem solving strategies, solving problems, communicating mathematical demonstrations, investigating notions and methods of proof. Examination of the use of resources (media technology, references, colleagues) to engage in problem solving and proof. Guided discovery-based activities in a cooperative group setting.Part of the course may involve interaction with school children.



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