UMKC Department of Mathematics and Statistics

MATH 204 - Mathematics for Teachers:
Mathematical Immersion

(3 Credit Hours)

Prerequisites: Offered: Spring, or on demand
Text: Current Mathematics Textbooks
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Beyond the Catalog: Notes or Advice

Note: This course is new to UMKC starting 2009, so its catalog description is included below. This course is part of an expanded sequence of courses designed to provide a substantial and appropriate mathematical education to prospective (or working) elementary-, middle-, and secondary school teachers, and is motivated by recent reports from both the NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics) and the MAA (Mathematical Association of America).

Description: Adaptable for elementary-, middle-, or secondary-school teachers. Intensive problem-solving experience. Develop confidence and enthusiasm about recognizing mathematical reasoning in oneself and in students. Combat mathematics anxiety and myths. Encourage flexibility in the mathematical knowledge of teacher candidates.

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UMKC Degrees and Courses Requiring this course

Degrees that may require this course
  • Institute for Urban Education elementary- or middle-school teacher programs
  • School of Education elementary- or middle-school teacher programs
This course is prerequisite to the following courses:
  • None.
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Who Teaches this course?

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