MATH-222: Mathematics for Elementary Teachers II

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Math for Elem Teachers II
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
5 (for 15-week classes)
MATH-121 and ENG-131, both with a C or better
Course Description

For students who are involved in a curriculum for elementary teachers. Topics include rational numbers, proportional reasoning, algebraic reasoning. Also, topics from geometry including Van Hiele levels of understanding, definitions of geometric concepts, measurement, conversions between units, concepts of perimeter, area and volume, derivations of formulas, flat patterns and symmetry. Addresses two aspects of teaching children mathematics – content and pedagogy – focused on Michigan Department of Education Standard for the Preparation of Teachers of Lower Elementary (Pre-K – 3), Upper Elementary (Grades 3 – 6), and Middle Grades (Grades 5 - 9). Also, addresses concept development, algorithms, children’s mathematical work, communication skills--both oral and written--important for teaching children, and problem-solving skills.

MTA Categories
  • Category 3: Mathematics (Quantitative Literacy Track)
General Education Categories
  • Mathematics
Office Contact
School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): 313-845-9632,, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-122 and J-115
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Winter 2024 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.