EDC 715: Mathematical Concept Formation in Early Childhood Settings, Birth to Grade 2.
3 hours, 3 credits. Exploration of ways in which infants, toddlers, young children, young children who are learning English as a second language, and young children with special needs develop an understanding of mathematical concepts in family, early care, and school settings. Approaches to assessment and documentation in young children's mathematics development through the use of concrete materials and media and technology consistent with national and State Standards and the needs of children with disabilities. Visits to early childhood settings with diverse populations, action research, and the development of an academic portfolio. Ten hours of fieldwork required. PREREQ: EDC 721, EDC 722.
Last modified: 3/10/2015