Math in the Middle School

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Focus is upon methods and techniques of teaching math concepts and skills in grades 4 through 9. Emphasis is upon building positive attitudes toward math, on-going formal and informal pupil assessment and the use of active hands-on participation. The Ohio Math Model will provide the concepts and skills for the method development. Short and long-range planning along with the use of materials and technology will be covered. Research of related professional literature is included. (Field experience required.) Prerequisites: 3.0 GPA, Junior level, C- or higher in PSY 101, EDU 220, EIS 265, EDU 230, and EIS 285. Corequisite: EDU 350, 375 and one of the following: 360, 373 or 390.