PRIMARY MATHS/NUMERACY

EDU5PMN

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In Maths/Numeracy students explore current approaches and strategies for primary level mathematics. By reflecting on prior mathematical experiences, examining current research and curriculum documents, students learn how to develop primary classrooms as mathematical communities, and how to develop mathematical logic, reasoning, conjecture, problem solving and invention. Students participate in structured experiences designed to expand their personal understanding and confidence in mathematics.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPeter Sanders

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsN/ARecommendedN/AN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate sound knowledge of relevant curriculum documents.

Activities:
Thinking & Working Mathematically

02. Utilise your own mathematical skills and knowledge to deal confidently and competently with daily life.

Activities:
Past mathematical experiences

03. Develop pedagogical content knowledge that fosters the learning of mathematics in a variety of contexts.

Activities:
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04. Understand how mathematics is taught in a variety of primary school settings and year levels.

Activities:
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05. Appreciate the role of research and additional resources, including learning technologies, in supporting teaching.

Activities:
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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2015, Week 22-34, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPeter Sanders

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 25 - 25
One 2.5 days lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 25 to week 25 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus directed online learning activities"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Essay developing a philosophical framework on the teaching of primary mathematics (3000 words)Hurdle requirement: students must pass this competency test in order to pass the subject.50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
ICT presentation on conceptual focus including a digital tool based teaching activity (3000 words)50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05