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MATH 301B. Fundamental Concepts Mathematics Educators: Transition Concrete to Abstract Algebra and Geometry. 4 Units.

Prerequisites: completion of MATH 301A with a grade of C or better. Graded ABC/no credit
Offered: Fall, Winter and Spring
A course sequence for future teachers that develops knowledge of mathematics related to the K-8 curriculum, but that is considerably deeper than the standard K-8 content. Students completing the sequence will develop conceptual understanding, problem solving skills, and communication skills in mathematics. May not be counted toward fulfilling requirements in the mathematics major. Transition from Concrete to Abstract in Algebra and Geometry. Development of algorithmic and algebraic thinking. Investigation of linear and proportional relationships through multiple representations. Introduction to geometric reasoning about figures in 2 and 3 dimensions.