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This course is designed to provide elementary school teachers and preservice elementary education students opportunities to explore the mathematics topics that should be part of the elementary school curriculum. The class will address (a) current status of mathematics education and achievement levels from national and international reports; (b) ongoing reform movement in mathematics education; (c) math techniques based on a constructivist view of learning. Students also will explore several current reform-based curricula for grades K-8. Prerequisite: MATH 746.