Description: ECI 405 is designed to prepare teacher candidates to provide meaningful and developmentally appropriate mathematical instruction for elementary and middle school children. Intentional planning for instruction, the interrelated nature of assessment and instruction, and the diverse needs of learners (including a focus on modifications, accommodations, and students with exceptionalities) are addressed through class discussions, activities and assignments. Strategies for creating a positive and productive mathematics learning environment are explored, including methods of classroom management. An assessment within this course must be successfully completed in order to register for student teaching. Developmentally appropriate/effective instructional delivery, facilitation, and methodologies are outlined in regard to the content of the course. Professional responsibility and ethical conduct are reinforced. This course contains an assessment that must be successfully completed in order to move toward student learning. Co-convened with ECI 505. Letter grade only.
Sections offered: Fall 2021 Spring 2022
Prerequisite: (MAT 155, ECI 330, ECI 402, ECI 403 and [Elementary Education Milestone or BAILS Learning & Pedagogy Milestone]) or International Exchange Student Group