Governors State University
June 16 – August 6, 2015
Tuesday and Thursday, 1:30 – 4:20 p.m.
MATH 6155 Number Theory for Teachers –
3 graduate credit hours
This course is designed to model effective teaching strategies to promote a deep understanding of mathematical content and skills of critical thinking and problem solving skills among students at elementary and middle school levels. This course will introduce mathematical concepts and theories at elementary and middle school levels. Topics include whole numbers, decimals, fractions, integers, rational numbers, irrational numbers and real numbers; concepts of operations and related properties; factors and multiples, GCF, and LCM; prime and composition numbers; concepts and operations and exponents and scientific notations; and concept/estimation of radicals. Prerequisite: None
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