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Math for Teachers at UNM
(Elementary and Middle
School)
NOTE: The
Math Education courses were updated after the College of Education (COE)
reduced the math requirements for elementary education majors from 9 credit
hours to 6 credit hours.
Math 111 – Math for
Elementary and Middle School Teachers 1
This course offers an indepth look rational numbers, arithmetic
operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division), and basic geometric
concepts. Problem solving is emphasized throughout. (Course updated Fall
2017)
Math 215 – Math for
Elementary and Middle School Teachers 3
The course covers algebra from the viewpoint of
elementary school curriculum with emphasis on proportional and linear
relationships. Also included: data
analysis and other topics with connections to the elementary curriculum.
Problem solving is emphasized throughout.
Prerequisite: MATH 111
(Course Updated Spring 2018)
Math 216 – Math for
Middle School Teachers
Development of mathematical concepts from the
viewpoint of the middle school curriculum.
Topics include: indepth development of algebraic thinking, connections
between algebra and geometry, and applications.
Problem solving is emphasized throughout. Prerequisite: MATH 215 (First offered Fall 2018)
OLD COURSE: Math 112 – Math for Elementary and Middle School
Teachers 2 (No longer offered)
This course develops
basic geometric concepts including rigid transformations and congruence;
dilations and similarity; length, area and volume; systems of measurement and
unit conversions; connections to coordinate geometry. Problem solving is
emphasized throughout. (Prerequisite: MATH 111) Students
who need 9 credit hours of Math Education courses should now take MATH 111, MATH
215 and MATH 216