MAT-216 002 - Mathematics for Elementary Education II

This course covers the second half of the mathematics recommended by NCTM for prospective elementary school teachers, including probability, statistics, plane and transformational geometry, congruence, and similarity. This course meets the mathematics requirements ... for students in the ECE program. Students who have taken MAT 150 may not receive credit for this course. Prerequisite: MAT 214

Course Credit: 4


Sample Syllabus

Professor:  June Gaston | JGaston@bmcc.cuny.edu

Special Instructions and Information:

Two textbooks:

MATHEMATICAL IDEAS (Hardcover)
Authors: Miller, Heeren, and Hornsby
Publisher: Addison Wesley; 12th edition (2011 or later)
ISBN-10: 0321693817
ISBN-13: 978-0321693815

MATHEMATICS, A GOOD BEGINNING (Paperback)
Authors: Troutman and Lichtenberg
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing; 6 edition (2003)
ISBN-10: 0534529054
ISBN-13: 978-0534529055


Students should have earned a grade of C or better in MAT 214, confidently accept control over their own mathematical learning, and also accept related responsibilities that involve extensive reading, problem solving and meeting posted deadlines.

This partially online class requires you to attend five face-to-face sessions in N550, 5:30-9:10 pm, on the following Saturdays: 2/1/14, 2/22/14, 3/29/14, 5/10/14 and 5/17/14.

Students must contact Dr. Gaston (jgaston@bmcc.cuny.edu) immediately after the registration via email.