For prospective elementary school teachers, the course provides a thorough understanding of the mathematical concepts covered in grades one through eight. Moves through the mathematical content into the ability to explain the mathematical ideas and relationships. Emphasizes the ability to explain the concepts in everyday language appropriate for the listener, using correct vocabulary, and the ability to demonstrate these ideas using physical models and/or activities. Use of technology is required. Includes non-routine problem solving. May not receive credit for both MATH 103 and MATH 130. Three hours per week each. Does not meet General Education requirements.