Courses Catalogue

Mathematics Education In Early Childhood Education

COURSE CODE: ECP 2101
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Early Childhood and Primary Education, Diploma
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

This course introduces students to the concept of Mathematics & objectives of teaching it in the Nursery & lower primary classes and Piaget’s implications do the teaching a learning of Mathematics.

EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of the course, students should be able to:

§  Explain the concept of Mathematics, its objectives in nursery & lower primary classes.

§  Discuss the activities in pre-school mathematics teaching.

§  Describe the role of the teacher/children in Learning Mathematics.

  • Identify the monitoring & assessing of learning of mathematics.