Tompkins Cortland Community College

MATH113 - Mathematics for Elem School Teachers I


This is the first in a two-semester course sequence for students who intend to become elementary school teachers, or for students in the Early Childhood program. It is designed to provide an understanding of the various mathematical concepts presented in elementary schools. There is an emphasis on problem solving, communicating using mathematical language and theory, rational numbers and decimals. No calculator use is allowed during class or on tests. Prerequisites: C or better grade in Math 098 or MATH 120 if required by placement testing; RDNG 116 if required by placement testing; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 100. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Fall and spring semesters.