Mathematics

MATH3633Fundamental Principles of School Mathematics (A) 3 ch (3C)

This course is primarily intended for individuals interested in schoolteaching. The focus is on the mathematical content of the K-12 Atlantic Canada Mathematics Curriculum with extensions beyond the classroom, to show the how and why behind school mathematics. Topics include mathematical language; real numbers and other mathematical structure; Euclidean geometry; functions; mathematical connections; problem solving. Intended for students registered in concurrent BEd programs, but may be taken for credit by others with the approval of the student’s department Chair or Dean.

Prerequisites: A minimum grade of 60% in New Brunswick high school courses Pre-calc 12A and Pre-calc 12B or equivalent, and successful completion of at least one year of a university program; or MATH 2633.