Summer 2020 - MATH 190 C900
Principles of Mathematics for Teachers (4)
Class Number: 1274
Delivery Method: Distance Education
Course Times + Location:
Exam Times + Location:
Jun 11, 2020
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Jul 9, 2020
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Aug 12, 2020
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Prerequisites:Pre-Calculus 11 or Foundations of Mathematics 11 (or equivalent) with a grade of at least B, or SFU FAN X99 course with a grade of at least C, or achieving a satisfactory grade on the Simon Fraser University Quantitative Placement Test. This course may not be counted toward the Mathematics minor, major or honours degree requirements. Students who have taken, have received transfer credit for, or are currently taking MATH 150, 151, 154 or 157 may not take MATH 190 for credit without permission from the Department of Mathematics. Intended to be particularly accessible to students who are not specializing in mathematics.
Designed for students pursuing a career as an elementary school teacher. Topics are drawn from number systems as well as plane, solid, and metric geometry. Examination of the historical and cultural development of mathematical ideas and their place in contemporary mathematics. Emphasis on deep understanding of mathematical concepts and on multiple representations: physical, pictorial, and symbolic. Detailed topics include: problem solving, bases, whole and fractional numbers and their arithmetic operations, number theory, ratios, rates, percent, polygons, polyhedra, symmetries, transformations, and measurements. Quantitative.
Mathematical ideas involved in number systems and geometry in the elementary school curriculum. Overview of the historical development of these ideas, and their place in contemporary mathematics. Language and notation of mathematics; problem solving; whole number, fractional number, and rational number systems. Plane geometry, solid geometry, metric geometry, and the geometry of the motion. Introduction to probability and statistics. Quantitative.
- Individual Textbook Assignments (10 sets, optional) 0%
- Group Assignments (10 sets, 9 count) 20%
- Online Assignment (10 sets, all count) 10%
- Participation & Reflection (12 prompts and self-evaluation) 10%
- Midterm 1 20%
- Midterm 2 20%
- Midterm 3 20%
- Online Self Introduction (mandatory) 0%
Short Title: CP FS LL RECON MATH 3E F20 SFU
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ISBN: 13: 9781319372
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