Numbers, Algebra, and Statistics for Elementary Teachers
University of Georgia
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 1:25 – 2:15 pm in room 303 Boyd Graduate Studies.
Dr. Sybilla Beckmann, Professor of Mathematics
501 Boyd Graduate Studies Building
Please contact me as soon as possible (by email or phone) if an illness or emergency prevents you from attending class.
Sybilla BeckmannÕs office hours: Mondays 2:30 – 3:30 pm and Thursdays 8:30 – 9:30 am in room 501 Boyd Graduate Studies. You are always welcome to make an appointment to see me at other times or to e-mail me or call me with questions.
Writing Intensive Program (WIP) Teaching Assitant:
434G Boyd Graduate Studies Building
Theresa BronsÕs office hours: Wednesdays and Fridays 11am - 12 noon in room 434G Boyd Graduate Studies. You are always welcome to make an appointment to see Theresa at other times (such as before 11 am on Wednesdays and Fridays; after 2:30 pm on Mondays and Wednesdays; or after 3:30 pm on Tuesdays) or to e-mail or call with questions.
The textbook's website with chapter by chapter links of interest
Websites on K-12 math standards:
Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. Most states, including Georgia, have adopted these new standards, and will phase them in over the next few years. A PDF file of the standards have been posted on eLearning Commons.
The Georgia Performance Standards (GPS) in math can be found at the link: https://www.georgiastandards.org/Standards/Pages/BrowseSTandards/MathStandards.aspx
The Frameworks accompanying the Georgia Performance Standards, as well as a link to ÒQuestioning Ideas for the Classroom,Ó can be found at the link: https://www.georgiastandards.org/Frameworks/Pages/BrowseFrameworks/math.aspx
An interesting blog about the GPS: Elaboration of the Georgia Performance Standards: Mathematics
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Standards and Focal Points
Websites for some elementary school math texts:
Math Expressions (Kindergarten – Grade 5)
Textbooks used in Singapore: singaporemath.com Primary Mathematics 1A, 1B (first grade) through 6A, 6B (sixth grade)
Translations of textbooks used in Japan: http://www.globaledresources.com/ (Tokyo ShosekiÕs Mathematics for Elementary School)