Mathematics for Elementary Teachers III
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.
Add triangle congruencies to geometry part
1:
Monday  Labor Day 
Wednesday 
Introduction

Friday 
(bonus) Arithmagons Big ideas in algebra (p. 89, in Canvas > Content) Daily quiz (self)
Generalize arithmagons

2:
Monday 
Review Q&A
Algebra rules

Wednesday 
Try Equation balance Practice exercises Chapters 3.2 (not collected) Daily quiz (group)
Algebra rules for numbers

Friday 
finish operations on numbers Daily quiz (peer)
Algebra rules for numbers

3:
Monday  Sowder Ch. 12.1 (Canvas > Content; not collected) Daily quiz (group)
Patterns
*** Last day to drop classes *** 
Wednesday 
Using properties for mental arithmatic: CA52, CA57, CA79, CA82 (not collected) Daily quiz (bonus)
Patterns

Friday  Q&A assignment for Draft 6–8 Progression on Expressions and Equations (focus on "overview" and "grade 6") Review Q&A Patterns 
4:
Monday 
Finite differences (bonus) Daily quiz (self) Functions & graphs

Wednesday 
Try water line Daily quiz (group) Functions & graphs

Friday 
Read Ch 9.8 and try problems (not collected) Daily quiz (peer) Functions & graphs

5:
Monday 
WORK DAY (no class)

Wednesday 
Review

Friday 
Exam 1

6:
Monday  Try shape introduction and shape classification (both in Canvas > Content > Materials) New groups, introduce practicum, revisit associativity Shapes

Wednesday 
CA262 (not collected) Review exam Shapes

Friday 
Read 11.2 and try exercises (not collected) Practicum: Practicum information "quiz" due Measurement
Perimeter (& area)

7:
Monday 
CPM extra practice for area (not collected) Daily quiz (bonus for exam 1)
Perimeter (& area)

Wednesday 
Q&A assignment for Draft K6 Progression on Geometry Discuss Q&A Area

Friday 
Make nets (Canvas > Content) Try NCTM Illuminations > Geometric solids Daily quiz (group) Area
Polyhedra
Reminder: Practicum lesson preference form due Monday 
8:
Monday 
Practicum: Lesson preference form due Daily quiz (individual) Polyhedra

Wednesday 
Read 10.5 and try exercises (not collected) Read 11.1 and try exercises (not collected) Daily quiz (group) Polyhedra

Friday 
Daily quiz (group) Polyhedra

9:
Monday 
Daily quiz (group) Polyhedra

Wednesday 
Daily quiz (group) Symmetry

Friday 
Try Sowder 18.1: 4, 7, 8 (for class discussion; in D2L > Content) Daily quiz (bonus) Symmetry

10:
Monday 
Practicum: Dry run day 
Wednesday 
Practicum: Materials request form due Review 
Friday 
Exam 2 (proctored)

11:
Monday  New groups Statistics introduction
*** Last day to withdraw from classes *** 
Wednesday 
Bring at least one textbook per group Complete CA340341 Displaying data (15.2)

Thursday 
Practicum Morning

Friday 
Practicum Afternoon (no class)

12:
Monday 
Bring at least one textbook per group until further notice Chapter 15.2, problem 7 (write one inference for each of the six tables) Notes
Displaying data (15.2)

Wednesday 
Q&A assignment for Draft 6–8 Progression on Statistics and Probability and Against Answer Getting (Daro) ~make separate assignments next time Daily quiz (group) Measures of center (15.3)

Friday 
Read discussion about mean, median, and mode Daily quiz (individual) Measures of center (15.3)

13:
Monday 
Practicum: Portfolios (early deadline for +1 bonus) Data distributions (15.4)
Complete CA 365 on own. Not collected, but will show up again. 
Wednesday 
Practicum portfolio work day / "Math" games 
Friday  Thanksgiving break 
14:
Monday 
Practicum: Portfolios due books not needed for class Student evals & feedback Data distributions (15.4)

Wednesday 
Daily quiz (peer): box plots Data distributions (15.4)

Friday 
(optional) Read Police, Academy finish variance task Daily quiz (group): mean, median, mode Data distributions (15.4)

15:
Monday 
Daily quiz (bonus) Data comparisons

Wednesday 
Q&A assignment for Common sense about the Common Core (Schoenfeld) Data comparisons
Review 
Friday 
Try Line of best fit (NCTM Illuminations) of Estimating the line of best fit (Khan Academy) Review

Common final exam
Wednesday, December 17 at 3pm (HHH 102)
 calculator
 1 page notes (1 sided, handwritten)
 manipulatives (e.g., nets)
 cumulative:
 statistics (50%)
 geometry (25%)
 algebra (25%)
 move measurement topics earlier because more difficult