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Course : Concepts of Mathematics

Course Number
GNMT3003
Section Number
X20
Semester
Spring 2021
Location
N/A
Professor
Missing Professor
Days & Times
Final Exam Day/Time

This course will build mastery of the following competency (or competencies):

  • Standard 3--Content Knowledge and Expertise: A comprehensive understanding of the content, discipline, and related pedagogy.
  • Competency 011 (Mathematics): The foundational principles, concepts, and methods in mathematics to provide developmentally appropriate instruction for students in prekindergarten to grade 3.

(LO1): Demonstrate knowledge of the Mathematics domain of the Texas Prekindergarten Guidelines and the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for Mathematics (Kindergarten through Grade 5), as well as ways to scaffold and sequence skills and concepts to teach mathematics to young children. (Competency 11A).

(LO2): Design and execute quality lessons that are consistent with the concepts of their specific discipline, are aligned to state standards, and demonstrate their content expertise related to Number concepts and Operations (Grades K-5) and demonstrate content-specific pedagogy that meets the needs of diverse learners, utilizing engaging instructional materials to connect prior content knowledge to new learning.(Standard 3B, 3C & Competency 11B, 11C, 11D, 11E, 11H & 11J).

(LO3): Understand the major concepts, key themes, multiple perspectives, assumptions, processes of inquiry, structure, and real-world applications of their grade-level and subject-area content related to Number concepts and Operations (Grades K-5) (Standard 3A)

(LO4): Understand the major concepts, key themes, multiple perspectives, assumptions, processes of inquiry, structure, and real-world applications of their grade-level and subject-area content related to Algebraic reasoning (Grades K-5) (Standard 3A)

(LO5): Understand the major concepts, key themes, multiple perspectives, assumptions, processes of inquiry, structure, and real-world applications of their grade-level and subject-area content related to Geometry and measurement (Grades K-5) (Standard 3A)

(LO6): Understand the major concepts, key themes, multiple perspectives, assumptions, processes of inquiry, structure, and real-world applications of their grade-level and subject-area content related to Data analysis (Grades K-5) (Standard 3A)

(LO7): Understand the major concepts, key themes, multiple perspectives, assumptions, processes of inquiry, structure, and real-world applications of their grade-level and subject-area content related to Personal financial literacy (Grades K-5) (Standard 3A)


 

This course will build mastery of the following competency (or competencies):

  • Standard 3--Content Knowledge and Expertise: A comprehensive understanding of the content, discipline, and related pedagogy.
  • Competency 011 (Mathematics): The foundational principles, concepts, and methods in mathematics to provide developmentally appropriate instruction for students in prekindergarten to grade 3.

(LO1): Demonstrate knowledge of the Mathematics domain of the Texas Prekindergarten Guidelines and the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for Mathematics (Kindergarten through Grade 5), as well as ways to scaffold and sequence skills and concepts to teach mathematics to young children. (Competency 11A).

(LO2): Design and execute quality lessons that are consistent with the concepts of their specific discipline, are aligned to state standards, and demonstrate their content expertise related to Number concepts and Operations (Grades K-5) and demonstrate content-specific pedagogy that meets the needs of diverse learners, utilizing engaging instructional materials to connect prior content knowledge to new learning.(Standard 3B, 3C & Competency 11B, 11C, 11D, 11E, 11H & 11J).

(LO3): Understand the major concepts, key themes, multiple perspectives, assumptions, processes of inquiry, structure, and real-world applications of their grade-level and subject-area content related to Number concepts and Operations (Grades K-5) (Standard 3A)

(LO4): Understand the major concepts, key themes, multiple perspectives, assumptions, processes of inquiry, structure, and real-world applications of their grade-level and subject-area content related to Algebraic reasoning (Grades K-5) (Standard 3A)

(LO5): Understand the major concepts, key themes, multiple perspectives, assumptions, processes of inquiry, structure, and real-world applications of their grade-level and subject-area content related to Geometry and measurement (Grades K-5) (Standard 3A)

(LO6): Understand the major concepts, key themes, multiple perspectives, assumptions, processes of inquiry, structure, and real-world applications of their grade-level and subject-area content related to Data analysis (Grades K-5) (Standard 3A)

(LO7): Understand the major concepts, key themes, multiple perspectives, assumptions, processes of inquiry, structure, and real-world applications of their grade-level and subject-area content related to Personal financial literacy (Grades K-5) (Standard 3A)


 

This course will build mastery of the following competency (or competencies):

  • Standard 3--Content Knowledge and Expertise: A comprehensive understanding of the content, discipline, and related pedagogy.
  • Competency 011 (Mathematics): The foundational principles, concepts, and methods in mathematics to provide developmentally appropriate instruction for students in prekindergarten to grade 3.

(LO1): Demonstrate knowledge of the Mathematics domain of the Texas Prekindergarten Guidelines and the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for Mathematics (Kindergarten through Grade 5), as well as ways to scaffold and sequence skills and concepts to teach mathematics to young children. (Competency 11A).

(LO2): Design and execute quality lessons that are consistent with the concepts of their specific discipline, are aligned to state standards, and demonstrate their content expertise related to Number concepts and Operations (Grades K-5) and demonstrate content-specific pedagogy that meets the needs of diverse learners, utilizing engaging instructional materials to connect prior content knowledge to new learning.(Standard 3B, 3C & Competency 11B, 11C, 11D, 11E, 11H & 11J).

(LO3): Understand the major concepts, key themes, multiple perspectives, assumptions, processes of inquiry, structure, and real-world applications of their grade-level and subject-area content related to Number concepts and Operations (Grades K-5) (Standard 3A)

(LO4): Understand the major concepts, key themes, multiple perspectives, assumptions, processes of inquiry, structure, and real-world applications of their grade-level and subject-area content related to Algebraic reasoning (Grades K-5) (Standard 3A)

(LO5): Understand the major concepts, key themes, multiple perspectives, assumptions, processes of inquiry, structure, and real-world applications of their grade-level and subject-area content related to Geometry and measurement (Grades K-5) (Standard 3A)

(LO6): Understand the major concepts, key themes, multiple perspectives, assumptions, processes of inquiry, structure, and real-world applications of their grade-level and subject-area content related to Data analysis (Grades K-5) (Standard 3A)

(LO7): Understand the major concepts, key themes, multiple perspectives, assumptions, processes of inquiry, structure, and real-world applications of their grade-level and subject-area content related to Personal financial literacy (Grades K-5) (Standard 3A)


 

 

Students should participate in all online activities of this course. Logging into D2L at least twice a week will be considered as your attendance for the week. In case of an emergency that will not allow you to log on to D2L, please let me know as early as possible. It is important that students should meet all the deadlines as posted online. In case of any emergency (like death or illness in family and so on) it is important that the student should report the same to the professor in a timely manner. It is your course, and the primary intention should be to reach the goals and acquire proficiency in the topics discussed in the course. Excessive tardiness or absence (as determined by the professor) might result in instructor-drop, if required.

 

Late submissions: 10% reduction in the grades for each day you are late to submit the assignments that are allowed to be submitted late.

Note: You may not submit a paper for a grade in this class that already has been (or will be) submitted for a grade in another course, unless you obtain the explicit written permission of me and the other instructor involved in advance.

Plagiarism is the use of someone else's thoughts, words, ideas, or lines of argument in your own work without appropriate documentation (a parenthetical citation at the end and a listing in "Works Cited")-whether you use that material in a quote, paraphrase, or summary. It is a theft of intellectual property and will not be tolerated, whether intentional or not.

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As an MSU Student, I pledge not to lie, cheat, steal, or help anyone else do so."

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We consider it dishonest to ask for, give, or receive help in examinations or quizzes, to use any unauthorized material in examinations, or to present, as one's own, work or ideas which are not entirely one's own. We recognize that any instructor has the right to expect that all student work is honest, original work. We accept and acknowledge that responsibility for lying, cheating, stealing, plagiarism, and other forms of academic dishonesty fundamentally rests within each individual student.

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