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ERIC Number: ED093840
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Pages: 28
Abstractor: N/A
Mathematics for Elementary Teachers (Math 108a). Adams State College.
Evans, Carlton; And Others
This document is one of a series of eight Teacher Education Modules developed by Adams State College Teacher Corps Program. As a result of completion of this module, which is itself a cluster of nine mathematics learning modules, the elementary education student will: a) gain a knowledge and understanding of the concept of elementary school mathematics; b) have a deeper understanding of the specific topics than would be expected of an elementary student; c) realize and appreciate the logical development of material from precise definitions based on intuitive concepts to facts derived from these concepts; d) increase his confidence in his own mathematical ability; e) see mathematics as a body of interdependent knowledge; and f) realize that mathematics proficiency in the mechanical processes of mathematics is not sufficient for the present-day student. Each module contains a statement of the underlying rationale; a statement of the objectives of the module; enabling activities, which are generally taken from other reference works; and procedures for evaluation. The topics of the modules include a) logic; b) set concepts; c) whole numbers and counting; d) operations on sets; e) binary operations; f) addition, subtraction, and inequalities of whole numbers; g) multiplication and division and the distributive properties of operations on the set of whole numbers; h) fractions; and i) geometric concepts. (HMD)
Adams State College, Alamosa, Colorado 81101 (No price quoted)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Adams State Coll. of Colorado, Alamosa.
Note: Paper prepared for the Adams State College Teacher Corps Program; For related documents, see SP 008 209-215