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Mathematics for Elementary Educators<br />
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PREP 2011 Model Course<br />
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Prepared by Mike Diehl and Jonathan Duncan<br />
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== Description ==
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This is a model course for a two-term Mathematics for Elementary Educators course.
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Below is a list of topics and sub-topics arranged in an order that is common for
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many texts on the subject.
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== To Do ==
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* Finish writing/finding problems (have approximately 240, need approximately 30 more)
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* Write set header files
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* Create PDF files for homework assignments
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* Tag written problems for NPL
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* Write solutions
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* Shamelessly copy Multi-variable Calculus wiki layout
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== List of Topics ==
 
== List of Topics ==
  
=== First Term ===
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= First Term =
  
* Problem Solving Strategies
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=== Unit 1 - [[ModelCourses/Math_for_Elementary_Education/FirstTerm/ProblemSolvingStrategies|Problem Solving Strategies]] ===
** General Strategies
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:[[file11|Problem set for this unit]]
** Patterns
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* General Strategies
** Algebra
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* Patterns
** Logical Reasoning
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* Algebra
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* Logical Reasoning
  
* Sets and Functions
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=== Unit 2 - [[ModelCourses/Math_for_Elementary_Education/FirstTerm/SetsAndFunctions|Sets and Functions]] ===
** Sets and Set Operations
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:[[file12|Problem set for this unit]]
** Counting with Sets and Venn Diagrams
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** Functions and Their Properties
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** Function Applications
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* Sets and Set Operations
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* Counting with Sets and Venn Diagrams
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* Functions and Their Properties
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* Function Applications
 
* Numeration Systems
 
* Numeration Systems
** Ancient Numeration Systems
 
** The Hindu-Arabic System
 
** Bases Other than Ten
 
  
* Whole Number Arithmetic
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=== Unit 3 - [[ModelCourses/Math_for_Elementary_Education/FirstTerm/WholeNumberArithmetic|Whole Number Arithmetic]] ===
** Addition
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:[[file13|Problem set for this unit]]
** Subtraction
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** Multiplication
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* Addition
** Division
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* Subtraction
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* Multiplication
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* Division
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=== Unit 4 - [[ModelCourses/Math_for_Elementary_Education/FirstTerm/NumberTheory|Number Theory]] ===
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:[[file14|Problem set for this unit]]
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* Divisibility
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* Tests for Divisibility
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* Primes and Prime Factorization
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* Greatest Common Divisors and Least Common Multiples
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=== Unit 5 - [[ModelCourses/Math_for_Elementary_Education/FirstTerm/IntegersFractionsRationals|Integers, Fractions, and Rational Numbers]] ===
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:[[file15|Problem set for this unit]]
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* Integer Operations
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* Modeling Fractions
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* Fractional Number Sense
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* Fraction Operations
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=== Unit 6 - [[ModelCourses/Math_for_Elementary_Education/FirstTerm/DecimalsReals|Decimals and Real Numbers]] ===
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:[[file16|Problem set for this unit]]
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* Irrational and Real Numbers
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* Decimal Computation and Applications
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=== Unit 7 - [[ModelCourses/Math_for_Elementary_Education/FirstTerm/ProportionsPercents|Proportions and Percents]] ===
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:[[file17|Problem set for this unit]]
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* Ratios and Proportions
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* Percents
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= Second Term =
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=== Unit 1 - [[ModelCourses/Math_for_Elementary_Education/FirstTerm/CoordinateGeometry|Coordinate Geometry]] ===
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:[[file21|Problem set for this unit]]
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* Cartesian Coordinate System
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* Graphing and Applications
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* Connecting Algebra and Geometry
  
* Number Theory
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=== Unit 2 - [[ModelCourses/Math_for_Elementary_Education/FirstTerm/GeometricFigures|Geometric Figures]] ===
** Divisibility
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:[[file21|Problem set for this unit]]
** Tests for Divisibility
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** Primes and Prime Factorization
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** Greatest Common Divisors and Least Common Multiples
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* Integers, Fractions, and Rational Numbers
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* Figures in the Plane
** Integer Operations
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* Polygons
** Modeling Fractions
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* Figures in Space
** Fractional Number Sense
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** Fraction Operations
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* Decimals and Real Numbers
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=== Unit 3 - [[ModelCourses/Math_for_Elementary_Education/FirstTerm/SymmetryTransformations|Symmetry and Transformations]] ===
** Irrational and Real Numbers
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:[[file22|Problem set for this unit]]
** Decimal Computation and Applications
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* Proportions and Percents
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* Similarity Transformations
** Ratios and Proportions
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* Types of Symmetry
** Percents
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* Tiling the Plane
  
=== Second Term ===
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=== Unit 4 - [[ModelCourses/Math_for_Elementary_Education/FirstTerm/Measurement|Measurement: Length, Area and Volume]] ===
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:[[file23|Problem set for this unit]]
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* Units of Measure
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* Area and Perimeter
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* Pythagorean Theorem
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* Similarity
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* Volume and Surface Area
  
* Coordinate Geometry
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=== Unit 5 - [[ModelCourses/Math_for_Elementary_Education/FirstTerm/Statistics|Statistics]] ===
** Cartesian Coordinate System
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:[[file24|Problem set for this unit]]
** Graphing and Applications
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** Connecting Algebra and Geometry
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* Geometric Figures
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* Organizing Data
** Figures in the Plane
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* Populations and Sampling
** Polygons
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* Measures of Center
** Figures in Space
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* Measures of Variation
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* Measures of Relative Standing
  
* Symmetry and Transformations
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=== Unit 6 - [[ModelCourses/Math_for_Elementary_Education/FirstTerm/Probability|Probability]] ===
** Similarity Transformations
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:[[file25|Problem set for this unit]]
** Types of Symmetry
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** Tiling the Plane
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* Measurement: Length, Area and Volume
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* Introduction to Probability
** Units of Measure
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* Principles of Counting
** Area and Perimeter
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* Theoretical Probability
** Pythagorean Theorem
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* Random Variables and Expected Value
** Similarity
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** Volume and Surface Area
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* Statistics
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** Organizing Data
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** Populations and Sampling
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** Measures of Center
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** Measures of Variation
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** Measures of Relative Standing
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* Probability
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** Introduction to Probability
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** Principles of Counting
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** Theoretical Probability
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** Random Variables and Expected Value
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Latest revision as of 10:52, 10 March 2013

Mathematics for Elementary Educators
PREP 2011 Model Course
Prepared by Mike Diehl and Jonathan Duncan

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Contents

Description

This is a model course for a two-term Mathematics for Elementary Educators course. Below is a list of topics and sub-topics arranged in an order that is common for many texts on the subject.

To Do

  • Finish writing/finding problems (have approximately 240, need approximately 30 more)
  • Write set header files
  • Create PDF files for homework assignments
  • Tag written problems for NPL
  • Write solutions
  • Shamelessly copy Multi-variable Calculus wiki layout

List of Topics

First Term

Unit 1 - Problem Solving Strategies

Problem set for this unit
  • General Strategies
  • Patterns
  • Algebra
  • Logical Reasoning

Unit 2 - Sets and Functions

Problem set for this unit
  • Sets and Set Operations
  • Counting with Sets and Venn Diagrams
  • Functions and Their Properties
  • Function Applications
  • Numeration Systems

Unit 3 - Whole Number Arithmetic

Problem set for this unit
  • Addition
  • Subtraction
  • Multiplication
  • Division

Unit 4 - Number Theory

Problem set for this unit
  • Divisibility
  • Tests for Divisibility
  • Primes and Prime Factorization
  • Greatest Common Divisors and Least Common Multiples

Unit 5 - Integers, Fractions, and Rational Numbers

Problem set for this unit
  • Integer Operations
  • Modeling Fractions
  • Fractional Number Sense
  • Fraction Operations

Unit 6 - Decimals and Real Numbers

Problem set for this unit
  • Irrational and Real Numbers
  • Decimal Computation and Applications

Unit 7 - Proportions and Percents

Problem set for this unit
  • Ratios and Proportions
  • Percents

Second Term

Unit 1 - Coordinate Geometry

Problem set for this unit
  • Cartesian Coordinate System
  • Graphing and Applications
  • Connecting Algebra and Geometry

Unit 2 - Geometric Figures

Problem set for this unit
  • Figures in the Plane
  • Polygons
  • Figures in Space

Unit 3 - Symmetry and Transformations

Problem set for this unit
  • Similarity Transformations
  • Types of Symmetry
  • Tiling the Plane

Unit 4 - Measurement: Length, Area and Volume

Problem set for this unit
  • Units of Measure
  • Area and Perimeter
  • Pythagorean Theorem
  • Similarity
  • Volume and Surface Area

Unit 5 - Statistics

Problem set for this unit
  • Organizing Data
  • Populations and Sampling
  • Measures of Center
  • Measures of Variation
  • Measures of Relative Standing

Unit 6 - Probability

Problem set for this unit
  • Introduction to Probability
  • Principles of Counting
  • Theoretical Probability
  • Random Variables and Expected Value

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