Diane L. Judd, Ph.D. Early Childhood & Reading Education College of Education Valdosta State University 
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Mathematics Resources 
* Links on this Georgia
DOE website to Mathematics K5:
Common Core Georgia Performance Standards, Common
Core GPS Mathematics Glossary, and Mathematics
Framework Units. * The Math Forum by Drexel University is a website that has math lesson plans by topics and by levels. * Illuminations is an excellent website that provides standardbased resources for teaching and learning mathematics. * WatchKnowLearn.org has links to free educational math videos. * MyEducationaLab  The official resource that goes with our textbook. Resources include: videos of John Van de Walle, classroom videos, practice test questions, lists of children's literature by topics, links to websites, and Blackline Masters. * Math Related Children's Literature Books  Linked & listed by math topics. A .com website with useful titles information. * Instructions for ECED 3300 Electronic File Assignment Please Note: This assignment is to be posted in your BlazeVIEW account. (Assignment instructions.) 

1Aug. 13 
Introductions 
Syllabus & Course Overview * ECED 3300 Syllabus online at: www.valdosta.edu/~djudd/ECED3300Syllabus.html HOMEWORK:  Chapter 1 Assignment (Homework assignments need to be typed and will be collected as part of the participation grade) 

2Aug. 20 
Chapter
1 Teaching Mathematics in the Era of the NCTM Standards Activity  PreSurvey  Signup & Discuss Electronic File Assignment for ECED 3300 to post & share in BlazeVIEW a mathematics website or video  Discuss Chapter 1 Assignment HOMEWORK:  Chapter 3 Assignment (Homework assignments need to be typed and will be collected as part of the participation grade) 

3Aug. 27  Chapter
3 Teaching Through Problem Solving *Group members share a website or video posted in BlazeView about today's mathematics content. *Read Math Literature Book  Discuss Chapter 3 Assignment  InClass ProblemBased Task HOMEWORK: Due: Sept 17 Select an item for each of the websites below. Briefly describe how you would use the items selected in your future classroom. 1. National Library of Virtual Manipulatives by Utah State Universtiy PreK2nd Grades & 3rd5th Grades Virtual Manipulatives 2. Illuminations is an excellent website that provides standardbased resources for teaching and learning mathematics  Chapter 4 Assignment (Homework assignments need to be typed and will be collected as part of the participation grade)  Need copy of the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards for Mathematics (CCGPS) for the grade level of your elementary practicum class. Have copies in your mathematics notebook for Sept. 10 class. 

4Sept. 3  Labor Day Holiday  No Class 

5Sept. 10  * Review
Behavior Management Strategies for Practicum Chapter 4 Planning in the ProblemBased Classroom Activity *Group members share a website or video posted in BlazeView about today's mathematics content.  Chapter 4 Assignment
*Pairs present the 10 Steps for Planning a ProblemBased Lesson (page69) *Pairs  discuss your "ProblemBased Tasks"  Discuss the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards for Mathematics for K5th grades HOMEWORK:  Chapter 5 Assignment (Homework assignments need to be typed and will be collected as part of the participation grade)  Need to have a mathematics Common Core Georgia Performance Standard selected by mentor teacher. Due Sept 17 Select an item for each of the websites below. Briefly describe how you would use the items selected in your future classroom. 1. National Library of Virtual Manipulatives by Utah State Universtiy PreK2nd Grades & 3rd5th Grades Virtual Manipulatives 2. Illuminations is an excellent website that provides standardbased resources for teaching and learning mathematics Due: Sept 17 
Due: Copy
of the Common
Core Georgia Performance Standards for Mathematics (CCGPS)
for the grade level of your elementary practicum class. Have
copies in your mathematics notebook for Sept. 10 class.  "Plan Ahead" Need to have a mathematics Common Core Georgia Performance Standard selected by mentor teacher. Due Sept 17  "Plan Ahead" Need information for two "Learning Center" ideas. Can print out from website or can make a sketch. Due Sept. 24 (Basic Information for Math Centers) (Pictures of Math Centers) (Ideas for Math Centers) (Math Learning Center Information Website) 

September 10 *************** Practicums Will Begin  
6Sept. 17 
A grade 12 class, working in groups, a realworld problembased lesson that develops the students' sense of larger numbers by estimating and counting the number of seeds in pumpkins. NCTM standards: number sense and numeration, estimation, communication, reasoning. *Group members share a website or video posted in BlazeView about today's mathematics content. Discuss Chapter 5 Assignment *Begin working on ProblemBased Lesson Plan
Chapter 5 Building Assessment into Instruction Activity Chapter 6 Teaching Mathematics Equitably to All Children Activity  Discuss "Mathematics for All Students" Chapter 7 Using Technology to Teach Mathematics Assignment  Chapter 7 Assignment  Have information ready to discuss in class, examples of one way to use each of the following technologies in an elementary (K5) classroom that would enhance the mathematics content: * Calculators * Spreadsheets & Data Graphs * Mathematics Software Program  Questions about mathematics lesson plan to teach to your practicum students  Due Oct. 1  Questions about "Learning Center" ideas  Due Sept. 24 HOMEWORK: (Homework assignments need to be typed and will be collected as part of the participation grade)  Work on mathematics lesson plan to teach to your practicum students  Due Oct. 1  Current Mathematics Programs Information Assignment Due Sept. 24 
Due: Turn in information of mathematics Common
Core Georgia Performance Standard selected by mentor teacher. Due: Select an item for each of the websites below. Briefly describe how you would use the items selected in your future classroom. 1. National Library of Virtual Manipulatives by Utah State Universtiy PreK2nd Grades & 3rd5th Grades Virtual Manipulatives 2. Illuminations is an excellent website that provides standardbased resources for teaching and learning mathematics  "Plan Ahead "  Current Mathematics Programs Information Assignment Due Sept. 24  "Plan Ahead" Need information for two "Learning Center" ideas. Can print out from website or can make a sketch. Due Sept. 24  "Plan Ahead" Work on mathematics lesson plan to teach to your practicum students  Due Oct. 1 

7Sept. 24  Share Current Mathematics
Programs Information Share "Mathematics Learning Center/Stations" ideas. Chapter 5 Building Assessment into Instruction Activity  Questions about mathematics lesson plan to teach to your practicum students  Lesson Plan Due Oct. 1 *Group members share a website or video posted in BlazeView about today's mathematics content(any content from Chapters 17). HOMEWORK: Due: Share two "Mathematics Learning Center/Stations" ideas. Can print out from website or make a sketch. Due: Current Mathematics Programs Information Assignment  Work on math lesson plan to teach to your practicum students  Due Oct. 1  Post the first/original version of your ECED 3300 Math Lesson Plan in LiveText in the ECED 3300 Assignment Section. Due: Oct. 1 at 11:00 p.m. 
Due: Share
two "Mathematics Learning Center/Stations" ideas. Can print out
from website or make a sketch. Due: Current Mathematics Programs Information Assignment  "Plan Ahead" Work on math lesson plan to teach to your practicum students  Due Oct. 1  "Plan Ahead" Develop a Mathematics Learning Center/Station based on your Common Core Georgia Performance Standard that you will use in the math lesson that you will teach the students in your practicum classroom. (Math Learning Center/Station template)  Due Oct. 8. 

8Oct. 1 
Submit
Mathematics Lesson Plans at beginning of class. Chapter 6 Teaching Mathematics Equitably to All Children Activity  Discuss "Mathematics for All Students" *Group members share a website or video posted in BlazeView about today's mathematics content. HOMEWORK: (Homework assignments need to be typed and will be collected as part of the participation grade)  Post the first/original version of your ECED 3300 Math Lesson Plan in LiveText in the ECED 3300 Assignment Section. Due Oct. 1 at 11:00 p.m.  Develop a Mathematics Learning Center/Station based on your Common Core Georgia Performance Standard that you will use in the math lesson that you will teach the students in your practicum classroom. (Math Learning Center/Station template)  Due Oct. 8. 
Due: Share
two "Mathematics Learning Center/Stations" ideas. Can print out
from website or make a sketch. Due: Current Mathematics Programs Information Assignment Due: Turn in at the beginning of class: Mathematics Lesson Plan to teach to your practicum students. Due: Post the first/original version of your ECED 3300 Math Lesson Plan in LiveText in the ECED 3300 Assignment Section. Due: Oct. 1 at 11:00 p.m. 

9Oct. 8 
Share Mathematics Learning
Center/Station Give back Lesson Plans for corrections. Need to let me know the corrections you plan to make to your lesson plan before leaving class. Due Wednesday Oct. 10 by 3:30 p.m. Important: Submit hard copy of corrected lesson plan in my hand or mailbox. To receive 50% of the deducted points, you will need to submit the graded lesson plan, and your corrected lesson plan with corrections highlighted to me before 3:30 on Wednesday Oct. 10. *Group members share a website or video posted in BlazeView about today's mathematics content. HOMEWORK: Due Wednesday Oct. 10 by 3:30 p.m. Important: Submit hard copy of corrected lesson plan in my hand or mailbox. (Homework assignments need to be typed and will be collected as part of the participation grade) Review for Chapters 17 for Midterm Exam  Have ready for midterm exam review: Two questions from each of the chapters 17 with answers (total of 14 questions & answers) Due Oct.22 
Due: Mathematics Learning
Center/Station based on your Common Core Georgia Performance
Standard that you will use in the math lesson that you will teach the
students in your practicum classroom. (Math Learning Center/Station
template) Due: Wednesday Oct. 10 by 3:30 p.m. Important: Submit hard copy of corrected lesson plan in my hand or mailbox. 

10Oct. 15  Fall Break  No Class 
Due: All mathematic lesson plans should be corrected, approved by Dr. Judd, and ready to give to your mentor teacher for approval. After lesson plan is approved by Dr. Judd and your mentor teacher, then you will be ready to teach your mathematics lesson from Oct. 22 to Nov. 1  
11Oct. 22  Review for
Midterm Exam Chapters 17 Have ready for review for midterm exam: Two questions from each of the chapters 17 with answers (total of 14 questions & answers) Chapter 7 Using Technology to Teach Mathematics Assignment  Chapter 7 Assignment  Have information ready to discuss in class, examples of one way to use each of the following technologies in an elementary (K5) classroom that would enhance the mathematics content: * Calculators * Spreadsheets & Data Graphs * Mathematics Software Program HOMEWORK: (Homework assignments need to be typed and will be collected as part of the participation grade) Study for Chapters 17 for Midterm Exam 
 "Plan Ahead" Turn in copy of the observation
evaluation for your math lesson. Due Nov. 5 

12Oct. 29  Midterm Exam on Chapters 17 *Group members share a website or video posted in BlazeView about today's mathematics content. HOMEWORK: Review Chapters 8 & 9 Chapter 8: Early Number Concepts and Number Sense Chapter 9: Developing Meanings for the Operations  Due Nov. 5: Group Teaching Assignment Directions for Group Activities: See table below with Activity assignments. Your group needs to be ready to teach your activities to our math class. a. First  State your group's activity problem and teach the students in our class the content of your group's problem (like you would teach to elementary students) using teaching strategies with manipulatives and/or miniwhiteboards b. Explain the thinking and understanding of the elementary students' word in the math book for your group's problem using manipulatives and/or miniwhiteboards (Mathematics Activity Presentation) 
Due: All mathematics lesson plans should be
corrected, approved by Dr. Judd, and ready to give to your mentor
teacher for approval. After lesson plan is approved by Dr. Judd
and your mentor teacher, then you will be ready to teach your
mathematics lesson from Oct. 22 to Nov. 15.  Due Nov. 5: Group Teaching Assignment a. First  State your group's activity problem and teach the students in our class the content of your group's problem (like you would teach to elementary students) using teaching strategies with manipulatives and/or miniwhiteboards b. Explain the thinking and understanding of the elementary students' word in the math book for your group's problem using manipulatives and/or miniwhiteboards (Mathematics Activity Presentation)  "Plan Ahead" Turn in copy of the observation evaluation for your math lesson. Due Nov. 19 

13Nov. 5  Chapter 8: Early Number Concepts and
Number Sense Chapter 9: Developing Meanings for the Operations *Group members share a website or video posted in BlazeView about today's mathematics content.  Review the previous mathematics test *Group members share a website or video posted in BlazeView about today's mathematics content. National Library of Virtual Manipulatives Pearson Education's eTools HOMEWORK: Review Chapters 9 & 10 Chapter 9 Developing Meaning for Operations Chapter 10 Helping Children Master the Basic Facts also Solving Story Problems  Continue: Group Teaching Assignment Directions for Group Activities: See table below with Activity assignments. Your group needs to be ready to teach your activities to our math class. a. First  State your group's activity problem and teach the students in our class the content of your group's problem (like you would teach to elementary students) using teaching strategies with manipulatives and/or miniwhiteboards b. Explain the thinking and understanding of the elementary students' word in the math book for your group's problem using manipulatives and/or miniwhiteboards (Mathematics Activity Presentation) 
Due Nov. 19: Turn in copy of the COE
Observation Evaluation for your math lesson. Due Continue: Group assignment Presentations for Chapter 12 a. First  State your group's activity problem and teach the students in our class the content of your group's problem (like you would teach to elementary students) using teaching strategies with manipulatives and/or miniwhiteboards b. Explain the thinking and understanding of the elementary students' word in the math book for your group's problem using manipulatives and/or miniwhiteboards (Mathematics Activity Presentation)  "Plan Ahead" Need to select the mathematics Common Core Georgia Perfomance Standard for your Final Exam Lesson Plan  Due Dec. 7 

14Nov. 12 
Chapter 9
Developing Meaning for Operations Chapter 10 Helping Children Master the Basic Facts also Solving Story Problems Developing Measurement Concepts *Group members share a website or video posted in BlazeView about today's mathematics content. Give out information for Final Exam Lesson Plan and Presentation HOMEWORK: Review Chapters 11, 15 & 20 Chapter 11: Developing WholeNumber PlaceValue Concepts Chapter 15: Developing Fraction Concepts Chapter 20: Geometric Thinking and Geometric Concepts  Continue: Group Teaching Assignment Directions for Group Activities: See table below with Activity assignments. Your group needs to be ready to teach your activities to our math class. a. First  State your group's activity problem and teach the students in our class the content of your group's problem (like you would teach to elementary students) using teaching strategies with manipulatives and/or miniwhiteboards b. Explain the thinking and understanding of the elementary students' word in the math book for your group's problem using manipulatives and/or miniwhiteboards (Mathematics Activity Presentation) 
Due Nov.12:
Turn in at the beginning of class the mathematics Common
Core Georgia Perfomance Standard selected for your Final Exam
Lesson Plan Due Nov. 19: Turn in at the beginning of class copy of the COE Observation Evaluation for your math lesson. Due Nov. 19: Turn in at the beginning of class completed page 5 of your problembased lesson plan that you taught to your students in your practicum classroom. Complete all information on page 5: R1, R2, R3, AP1, and AP2. 

November
15 *************** Practicum Ends 

15Nov.
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Chapter 11: Developing WholeNumber
PlaceValue Concepts Chapter 15: Developing Fraction Concepts Chapter 20: Geometric Thinking and Geometric Concepts *Group members share a website or video posted in BlazeView about today's mathematics content.  Questions about Final Exam Lesson Plan and Presentation HOMEWORK: Final Exam Lesson Plan and Presentation 
Due Nov. 19: Turn in at the beginning of class
copy of
the COE Observation Evaluation for your math lesson. Due Nov. 19: Turn in at the beginning of class completed page 5 of your problembased lesson plan that you taught to your students in your practicum classroom. Complete all information on page 5: R1, R2, R3, AP1, and AP2. 

16Nov.
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Exam Lesson Plan and Presentation HOMEWORK: Final Exam Lesson Plan and Presentation 
Due: Math Notebook  Information from Syllabus: Maintain a notebook of course activities and materials, following a specified format (group like materials together, such as notes, assignments, etc.) 

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7, 2012 Friday Exam Day for ECED 3300 Section A ExamTime: 5:007:00 p.m. Final Group Presentations 
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Day Due: Beginning of exam turn in a copy of Final Group Project Your group can select the way to present your final project (PowerPoint is optional) Final Group Presentations 
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