Math 300

Steve Wilson Ph.D.

 

PURPOSE: The purpose of Math 300 is to provide students with a sufficient understanding of the foundations of mathematics and the elementary curriculum that they will be able to provide clear instruction with ease and confidence. Special emphasis will be placed on meaning, problem solving, and how mathematics arises from everyday expriences.

TEXT: Brassarear, Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers 2nd ed. (1999)
Musser & Burger, Mathematics for Elementary Teachers a Contemporary Approach 4th ed. 1997 Prentice Hall. (recommended)

GRADING:

Homework and in class assignments

25%

Portfolio

10%

Midterm exam

30%

Final Exam

35%

The portfolio will consist of all of your groupwork assignments together with some directed writings.

Cutoff points

OFFICE Dar 17A 664-2116

HOURS: Before and after class and by appointment

e-mail steve.wilson@sonoma.edu