Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers II
Instructor: Cary Lee, Ph.D.
Office: rm70211 (on 2nd floor of Tech mall)
Telephone: 619 - 644 -7894
Office Hours: M, W 2:30 - 3:30pm T, Th 1:30 - 2:30pm
Mathematics for Elementary teachers - a contemporary approach, 10th edition.
Gary L. Musser & William F. Burger
A simple calculator, ruler, compass, color pencils or crayons.
Course Prerequisites: Grades of C or above in MA125.
This course covers mainly the geometrical materials that students will learn in elementary school. Topics include advanced counting techniques and probability, direct measurements, standard units, Pythagorean theorem, area of polygons and circles, angles and parallel lines, volume and surface area of 3D objects, deductive geometry and its applications in indirect measurement.
Grades: The possible grades in this course are A, B, C, D, or F. The cutoffs are as follows,
|A||..........||90 - 100%|
|B||..........||80 - 89%|
|C||..........||70 - 79%|
|D||..........||60 - 69%|
Assignments & Exams:
|17 sets of HW||100|
|10 quizzes (out of 12)||100|
|2 one-hour exams @ 100 points||200|
|10 labs @ 10 points||100|
*There will be 12 quizzes throughout the course, but only the best 10
will be counted towards your grade. In other words, the two lowest scores will be dropped.
Expectation of Students:
Math 126 Student Learning Outcomes
Students with disabilities who may need accommodations in this class are encouraged to notify the instructor and contact Accessibility Resource Center (A.R.C.) early in the semester so that reasonable accommodations may be implemented as soon as possible. Students may contact A.R.C. in person in Room 110 or by telephone at (619) 644-7112 or (619)644-7119 (TTY for deaf).
Supervised Tutoring Referral
To add any of these courses, students may obtain Add Codes at the Information/Registration Desk in the Tech Mall.
Academic Integrity: Cheating and plagiarism (using as one’s own ideas, writings or materials of someone
else without acknowledgement or permission) can result in any one of a variety of
sanctions. Such penalties may range from an adjusted grade on the particular exam,
paper, project, or assignment to a failing grade in the course. The instructor may
also summarily suspend the student for the class meeting when the infraction occurs,
as well as the following class meeting. For further clarification and information
on these issues, please consult with your instructor or contact the office of the
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs.
Daily Schedule: Click on the calendar to get the daily schedule for your class.