MAKING SENSE OF THEIR WORLD

EDU2MSW

2014

Credit points: 15

This subject addresses La Trobe's Sustainability Thinking Essential. Sustainability Thinking entails deep appreciation of how the choices we make affects the natural, economic, social, political and cultural systems — now and in the future.

Subject outline

In this subject students examine how young children can develop their understandings and skills in mathematics, science and technology. Students will learn to promote problem-solving and inquiry as a basis for learning. Students will learn about the core principles in mathematics, science and technology and how these can be introduced to children in meaningful and engaging ways.

FacultyFaculty of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLeanne Grogan

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in course EBECE Bachelor of Early Childhood Education, EBEL Bachelor of Early Learning, or requires Coordinator's approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsMaths and science for young children: Seventh EditionPrescribedRosalind Charlesworth Karen LindWADSWORTH CENGAGE LEARNING

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Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeanne Grogan

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus one hour of online learning per week"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Online tasks - six30
Curriculum resource30
Inquiry based project (equiv. 1,500 - 1,800 words)40

Bendigo, 2014, Week 22-34, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeanne Grogan

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class
Three 1.0 hours scheduled online class per week and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Online tasks - six30
Curriculum resource30
Inquiry based project (equiv. 1,500 - 1,800 words)40