TEACHING PRIMARY MATHEMATICS

EDU2TPM

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject develops a firm grounding in the threshold knowledge required, and the positive disposition necessary for teaching primary school mathematics. The focus is on student skill development in the key areas of number and algebra. As part of this subject PSTs will reflect on prior mathematical experience, examine current research and curriculum documents, learn how to develop primary classrooms as mathematical communities, and how to develop mathematical logic, reasoning, conjecture, problem solving and invention.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorNoleine Fitzallen

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesLectures, tutorials, readings, practical mathematical activities

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites EDU1LNU. Students must be enrolled in one of the following courses in order to undertake this subject: Bachelor of Education Secondary (EBEDS, EBEDSB, EBEDSM), or Bachelor of Education Primary (EBEDP, EBEDPB, EBEDPM) or Bachelor of Educational Studies (EBEST, EBESTB, EBESTM, EBESTP) or Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) (EBTP) or Bachelor of Education (EVEDB, RBEDM) or Bachelor of Early Childhood and Primary Education (EBECB, EBECP)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsEDU3TM OR EDU1TNA OR EDU2SOM

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Teaching mathematics: Foundations to middle years.

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorSiemon, D., Beswick, K. Brady, C. Clarke J., Faragher, R.

Year2012

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherOxford: Australia.

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Teaching primary mathematics

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBooker, G., Bond, D., Sparrow, L., & Swan P.

Year2014

Edition/Volume5th

PublisherPearson: Frenchs Forrest

ISBN9781486002689

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Helping children learn mathematics.

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorReys, R. E., Lindquist, M. M., Lambdin, D. V., Smith, N. L., Rogers, A., Falle, J., & Bennett, S.

Year2016

Edition/Volume2nd

PublisherWiley & Sons Australia.

ISBN0730363392, 978-730363392

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Maths terms and table

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBana, J., & Swan, P.

Year2007

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherRIC publications: Greenwood WA.

ISBN9781741263633

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Pearson illustrated maths dictionary

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorDe Klerk, J., & Marasco, A.

Year2013

Edition/Volume5th

PublisherPearson: Frenchs Forrest

ISBN1486009832, 978-1486009831

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Teaching mathematics in primary schools

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorJorgensen R., & Dole S.

Year2019

Edition/Volume3rd

PublisherAllen and Unwin

ISBN9781760872571, 1760872571

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Utilise mathematical curriculum documents to support the development of mathematical concepts
02. Demonstrate the ability to use a range of resource in mathematical teaching inclusive of ICT.
03. Identify pedagogical approaches to the teaching of mathematics to primary age children
04. Develop an appreciation of the role of research in supporting mathematics teaching

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNoleine Fitzallen

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 31 - 43
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Group presentation of mathematics conceptual focus (1000 word equivalent)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Reflective feedback on group presentation (600 word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Essay (2400 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNoleine Fitzallen

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 31 - 43
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Group presentation of mathematics conceptual focus (1000 word equivalent)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Reflective feedback on group presentation (600 word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Essay (2400 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Mildura, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNoleine Fitzallen

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 31 - 43
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Group presentation of mathematics conceptual focus (1000 word equivalent)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Reflective feedback on group presentation (600 word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Essay (2400 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Shepparton, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNoleine Fitzallen

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 31 - 43
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Group presentation of mathematics conceptual focus (1000 word equivalent)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Reflective feedback on group presentation (600 word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Essay (2400 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4