Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I
Calendar
This is a tentative schedule that may be changed based on the needs of the students, the needs of the instructor, or any apocalyptic events that may occur during the semester.
1:
Monday 
Introductions

Wednesday 
Prepare alt algorithm presentations Alternate algorithms 
Friday 
Watch Progression of multiplication Finish alternate algorithms Estimation & Mental math 
2:
Monday 
Q&A assignment for Never Say What a Kid Can Say Discuss Q&A Estimation & mental mathProblem solving 
Wednesday  try pizza problem (about 30 mins) watch Handshake problem (YouTube video. 3rd graders) Daily quiz (peer) Problem solving 
Friday 
try Gauss worksheet (first three problems) Daily quiz (hybrid) Gauss's method*** Last day to drop fullsemester courses with no record *** 
3:
Monday 
Q&A assignment for Equality (p. 924) finish Gauss worksheet Daily quiz (group) Venn diagrams

Wednesday 
finish Venn problem worksheet Daily quiz (bonus) Venn diagrams 
Friday 
set notation (first 2 problems) Venn diagrams

4:
Monday 
Read "Use Matrix Logic" in D2L Content for Problem Solving Check set notation answers Matrix logic 
Wednesday 
Try Gauss practice Review day

Friday 
Exam I

5:
Monday 
Q&A assignment for CCSS Learning Progression: K2 Operations (p. 621) New groups, discuss exam, review Q&A CCSS addition/subtraction (K2) 
Wednesday 
finish types & unknowns Daily quiz CCSS addition/subtraction (K2)

Friday 
classify problems on relative difficulty Daily quiz CCSS addition/subtraction (K2)

6:
Monday 
Q&A assignment for CCSS Learning Progression: Operations Appendix (p. 3639) Daily quiz CCSS solution strategies (K2)

Wednesday 
prepare solution strategies Daily quiz CCSS solution strategies (K2)

Friday 
finish finding a problem for a strategy Daily quiz CCSS solution strategies (K2)

7:
Monday  Q&A assignment for CCSS Learning Progression: Grade 35 Operations (p. 2232) Daily quiz CCSS multiplication/division (35)

Wednesday 
finish remainders optional, extra pracitce with partitive and quotative Daily quiz CCSS multiplication/division (35)

Friday  Create an interview questions (bring 2 copies without labels for problem types/unknowns) Daily quiz Interview Project

8:
Monday 
extra practice: 3.1, CA 50, CA 51, CA 5355, 4.1, CA 72 Assign Interview Project Review

Wednesday  Exam 2

Friday  Discuss exam 
~~~ Spring break ~~~
9:
Monday  New groups Place value

Wednesday  read Place value would be so useful right now (not Q&A) try covering your bases (change tick marks to "5") Historic enumeration systems 
Friday  finish enumeration activity (optional) Egyptian numeral practice Arithmetic

10:
Monday  complete addition & subtraction (optional) Mayan numeral practice Daily quiz Arithmetic

Wednesday 
Class cancelled—MSP Grant Meeting 
Friday 
CCSS Interview Project (early early bird, +2 bonus) finish multiplication Daily quiz Arithmetic
*** Last day to withdraw from fullsemester courses *** 
11:
Monday  finish division test base interactive worksheet read Chapter 3.3 Daily quiz Error patterns

Wednesday  finish first nine error patterns Daily quiz Error patterns

Friday 
watch Sea of zeros optional extra practice with error patterns Daily quiz Integer models

12:
Monday  CCSS Interview Project (early bird, +1 bonus) Daily quiz Negative numbers

Wednesday 
Quick advising Review day

Friday 
Exam 3

13:
Monday  Class canceled—Math Retreat 
Wednesday 
CCSS Interview Project (final due date) New groups Unique factorization theorem 
Friday 
Chapter 8.5  1, 2, 4 (p. 340) Read Is One Prime (NCTM) Unique factorization theorem

14:
Monday  Chapter 8.5  9, 10 (p. 340) Unique factorization theorem

Wednesday 
optional, try mystery number Properties of operations 
Friday 
finish properties recommended Chapters 3.2  9, 12 (p. 110111) Properties of operations

15:
Monday 
Evaluations / Updated grading scale / Check homework Review 
Wednesday  Bring 8 copies of practice tests to pilot with two different groups Review
Submit practice test (PDF) and key to Canvas by noon on Thursday 
Friday  Review

Common final exam
 Cummulative
 One page notes (1sided, handwritten)
 NO calculators!
 Return Interview projects
ADD week to beginning before first exam. Add alternate algorithms right away.