Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Fundamental Concepts of Mathematics for Teachers
MATH 1070 Fundamental Concepts of Mathematics for Teachers
Prerequisites:Any 3U or 3M Mathematics or MATH 1911 or MATH 1912.
Restrictions:MATH 1070 may not be credited towards a program in mathematics.
Hours:Four hours of lecture/laboratory work per week for one term..
Description:This course is primarily intended for future teachers. Students develop a deep understanding of fundamental mathematical concepts and explore why mathematics works the way it does. The topics are organized around operations with numbers; arithmetic properties of operations, natural, whole, integer, rational, and real number systems and structure and rationale of place value system. Students engage in small group work and classroom discussions that are relevant to applications and examples from the field of mathematics education.