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Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers II


Continuation of MATH 109, including geometry (including transformations) and elementary probability and statistics. Class meets each week for three one-hour instruction sessions and one one-hour laboratory session. This course does not serve as a prerequisite for any mathematics course. It may not be used to satisfy the College mathematics requirement.


Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Contemporary Approach, Musser, Burger, Peterson, Wiley and Sons, 10th edition, 2014.

Credit Hours: 
Chapter Topics Days
10 Statistics 1.5
11 Probability 1.5
12 Geometric Shapes 3
13 Measurement 3
14 Geometry Using Triangle Congruence and Similarity 1.5
15 Geometry Using Coordinates 1
16 Geometry Using Transformations 1.5
  Review and Class Exams 2

This course is designed to give the prospective elementary mathematics teacher an overview of several components of the elementary mathematics curriculum focusing on geometry, probability and statistics. The instructional emphasis will be on developing problem-solving skills relevant to elementary mathematics, including appropriate use of technology to enhance instruction. This course may not be used to satisfy the College mathematics requirement.

(Gay 2014 )

Every Fall Semester

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Using Math

CTE course transformation grant helps Emily Witt, assistant professor of math, develop active learning with student groups in calculus.  Positive results using modules developed with Justin Lyle and Amanda Wilkens, math graduate students, were attained.  Read more

Math and COVID-19: Sources on how math is being used to track the virus and its spread.  AMS link.

A mathematician-musician's breakthrough melds East, West. Read more.

Researcher's innovative approach to flood mapping support emergency management and water officials. Read more.

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