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    Jul 18, 2024  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECED 108 Math for the Young Child

Prerequisite: ED 101   with a “C” or better, ECED 104   with a “C” or better.
*Recommendation of placement into MATH 085   but not required.

3 hrs Lectures; 3 hrs transfer credit
This is a methods course that incorporates theories, research, and pedagogy as it relates to the emergence and development of mathematical concepts, knowledge, and skill development in young children. A review of basic mathematical concepts and terminology for teacher preparation in early childhood education is emphasized. Students explore principles of math methods and developmentally appropriate materials within the early childhood classroom. Students learn and demonstrate how to promote children’s emerging math skills and concepts through hands-on discovery and play. Planning, preparation, and assessment techniques for teaching a relevant early childhood math curriculum are included.