I believe that 3R's should ground all educational endeavors. Those 3R's are: Relationships, Reflection, and Respect. I also believe that every individual should have the chance to reach his/her greatest potential and that every person can learn mathematics if it is taught in a conceptual manner.
Examines philosophical, theoretical and practical models of classroom management to develop positive learning communities and manage student behavior. Includes assessing stages of group development, analyzing use of classroom space, establishing rules and procedures, communicating effectively with stakeholders, monitoring dimensions of wellness and resiliency, and applying best strategies to create a classroom management plan. Includes clinical experiences. Prerequisite: Admission to Professional Teacher Education Program. Elementary Education Prerequisites: ELED 302, 305/202, 317, 397. Double Major Prerequisites: ECED 352, ELED 305/202, 317, 397. Three hours per week with enhancement.
ELED 390 STUDIES IN ELEMENTARY EDUC (Fall 2019)
Focused study of a particular topic, trend and/or issue relevant to elementary education. May be taken twice under different course titles. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Three hours per week.
ELED 406 TEACHING MATH IN ELEM CLSRMS (Fall 2019)
Emphasizes the teaching of mathematics to students in grades 1-6. Focuses on developmentally appropriate instructional strategies that align to national standards and promote conceptual understandings. Attention is placed on the teaching and learning of mathematics as it relates to research, theory, pedagogy, content, diversity, assessment, technology, literacy and integration. Includes clinical experiences. Prerequisite: Admission to Professional Teacher Education Program. Elementary Major Prerequisites: ELED 320, 330, 340, 350, 398. Double Major Prerequisites: ECED 356, 366, ELED 330, 499. Three hours per week with enhancement.
I enjoy working with local teachers and their students as they engage in mathematical pursuits. I love teaching lessons in local classrooms and lending out manipulatives to enhance the educational experiences of those learning mathematics.