MATH-105 - Mathematics for Teachers I

Minimum Credits: 3 Length: 45 hours Prerequisites: Minimum 60% in either MATH 080, MATH 100, MATH 101, Pre-Calculus 11, Principles of Math 11, Foundations of Math 11, Applications of Math 11, Pre-Calculus 12, Calculus 12, or equivalent; or 70% or better in either Geometry 12, Statistics 12, or equivalent; or any grade in Foundations of Math 11 and 70% or higher in Foundations of Math 12. Delivery Method: On-campus Cost: $351.12 Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course Outlines/MATH105.pdf

Mathematics for Elementary Teachers 1 is a math course that covers the important concepts, mathematical methods, and ideas required to teach the elementary mathematics curriculum. It
emphasizes the foundational concepts needed to support abstract calculation and it broadens students’ understanding of mathematics. The course blends theory, teaching models, and the use of a variety of manipulatives which are appropriate for teaching mathematics in the elementary grades. This course emphasizes the foundational topics taught in the early elementary grades including problem solving strategies; whole number operations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; fractions and decimals; and incorporates local Indigenous knowledge, content, ways of knowing, and perspectives into each unit of study.