Course Description

This course is designed to introduce elementary teachers to mathematical content and pedagogy which have been proven effective in the teaching of mathematics. In recent years, research in mathematics education has given educators valuable information on how children best learn mathematics. Strategies and procedures which are a direct result of this research will be incorporated into class activities, discussions and assignments.
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Section Title
Elementary Mathematics Methods
Jan 03, 2024 to Mar 14, 2024
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
SPU Tuition credit (3 units) $645.00
Available for Credit
3 Quarter Credits
Reading List / Textbook

Principles to Action: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All (published by NCTM).

Mathematical Mindsets: Unleashing Students' Potential through Creative Math, Inspiring Messages and Innovative Teaching | 1st Edition by Jo Boaler (ISBN: 9780470894521)

Section Notes

The registration deadline is January 10, 2024 by the end of the day

Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU prior to the first class session will receive a 100% refund. Withdrawals submitted online within 7 days of the first class session will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the last class session. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.

While this course has no formally scheduled class sessions, it does require weekly participation in class bulletin board discussions.


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