2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog

TCH 341 Mathematics in the Elementary School

Acquaints students with the characteristics of a modern program in elementary mathematics. Emphasis on the structure of our system of numeration, learning by discovery, and provision for the great range of ability in a class. Students are alerted to ways in which conventional arithmetic may be greatly enriched and strengthened by applying the basic laws, principles and set terminology clearly defined and effectively used in modern mathematics. Methods of mathematical thinking as well as the basic concept of mathematics explored. Classroom participation on an assigned basis.