EDUC 344. EARLY NUMERACY INSTRUCTION IN THE P-3 SCHOOL SETTING. 5 Credits.
Pre-requisites: EDUC 310 and MATH 211 or equivalent.
Satisfies: completion of this course with a grade ≥2.0 satisfies the university proficiencies in mathematics.
This course combines early numeracy content with research based methods and strategies in order to prepare students to effectively teach rigorous, developmentally appropriate mathematics in preschool through third grade classrooms. This course is designed to give students an understanding of how children progress in their mathematical thinking and learning and how to facilitate high quality learning experiences. Students will explore the mathematical content and how early education practices blend with current Washington State Learning Standards (Common Core State Standards).