**Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers**

MATH 119

Queens College

Fall 2016

Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:45 AM – 12:00 PM

Kiely Hall 429

Link to Syllabus

**Office Hours**: Thursdays 9:30 – 10:30 AM in Kiely 239, or by appointment.

**Text**: *Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Conceptual Approach* by Bennett, Burton, Nelson, and Ediger. Students can purchase this from the bookstore either as a loose-leaf text, a bound book, or an online version (via a Connect Access Card).

Course description from Queens College’s math department:

This course is designed to make prospective elementary schoolteachers aware of the beauty, meaning, and relevance of mathematics. Topics are taken from those areas of mathematics that are related to the elementary school curriculum, and emphasis is placed on clearing up common misunderstandings of mathematical concepts and results.

**Exams & Homework**: Homework assignments will be posted here. Ample notice for the midterm exam will be posted here as well.

Homework 1: Due **Tuesday**, August 30, 2016.

Homework 2: Due **Thursday**, September 8, 2016.

Homework 3: Due **Thursday**, September 15, 2016.

Homework 4: Due **Tuesday**, September 27, 2016 (note the date change).

Extra Credit Homework: Due **Thursday**, September 29, 2016.

Homework 5: Due **Thursday**, October 13, 2016.

Homework 6: Due **Thursday**, November 3, 2016.

Homework 7: Due **Thursday**, November 10, 2016. Optional exercises need not be handed in.

Homework 8: Due **Tuesday**, November 22, 2016. Optional exercises need not be handed in.

Homework 9: Due **Tuesday**, November 29, 2016. Optional exercises need not be handed in.

Homework 10: Due **Thursday**, December 8, 2016. Optional exercises need not be handed in.

Extra Credit Paper: Due **Tuesday**, December 20, 2016 (the date of the final).

**Review notes**: Notes for Set Theory and Logic.

**Midterm Review problems: **Midterm Review Problems

Final Review Problems

Make-up Quiz

**External Resources**:

Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice

Poster illustrating the “Practice Standards” for young children

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