MATHEMATICS FOR PRIMARY EDUCATION
Credit points: 15
Students explore current approaches and strategies for teaching mathematics in the primary curriculum. Students also participate in structured experiences designed to expand their personal understanding and confidence in mathematics.
FacultyFaculty of Education
Subject Co-ordinatorPeter Sanders
Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Illustrated Maths Dictionary,||Recommended||de Klerk, J.||4TH EDN, PEARSON EDUCATION AUSTRALIA 2007|
|Readings||Teaching mathematics in primary schools,||Recommended||Zevenbergen, R. and Dole, S.,||2ND EDN, ALLEN & UNWIN 2011|
|Readings||Teaching primary mathematics,||Recommended||Booker, G., Bond, D., Sparrow, L. and Swann, P.||4TH EDN, PEARSON AUSTRALIA 2010|
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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPeter Sanders
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
|Competency test||Hurdle requirement: To pass this subject, students must achieve a minimum of 80% or equivalent in a mathematics competency test. A re-sit test may be provided for non-satisfactory result.||0|
|Minor assignment (1200-words equivalent)||Small group presentation||30|
|one 2800-word essay||Essay on your philosophical beliefs about the teaching of primary mathematics||70|