Spring 2019

**Instructor:**- George Avrunin
**Email:**- avrunin@math.umass.edu
**Office:**- LGRT 1335D
**Telephone:**- 545-4251
**Office hours:**- Mondays, 3-4; Wednesdays 2:30-3:30, Fridays 10:30-11:30, and by appointment. You're also always welcome to look for me in my office; if I'm there and not busy, I'll be happy to talk to you and if I am busy, we can make an appointment for another time. (Note that I will probably need to make occasional changes in my office hour schedule during the semester. I will announce any such changes here and in class.)
**Class meetings:**- TuTh 2:30-3:45 in ILC N101.
**Required textbook:**- Sybilla Beckmann,
*Mathematics for Elementary Teachers with Activities*, Fifth edition. (You do need the fifth edition.)

**February 11:**I have to cancel my office hour today. I will be in my office most of the time between 11 and 1 if you want to talk to me today, or you can send email to make an appointment.**January 31:**I have set regular office hours; see above.**January 22:**The first (reading) assignment is posted. See the Assignments link above. Also, the Deborah Ball paper on Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching is available from the Resources link above.