MIDDLE YEARS LITERACY AND NUMERACY

EDU3MLN

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is designed to provide students with an understanding of middle-years literacy and numeracy curriculum and pedagogy. Students develop discipline and professional knowledge associated with literacy and numeracy. The focus is on strategies to engage students in the middle-years, and on using assessment to inform differentiated teaching and learning.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

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Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesEDU1WM AND EDU1LL

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Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Helping children learn mathematics

Resource TypePrescribed

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AuthorReys, R.E., et al.

Year2017

Edition/Volume2nd Australian Edition

PublisherWILEY

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Teaching Literacies: pedagogy and diversity in the middle years

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorHenderson, R.

Year2012

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PublisherSOUTH MELBOURNE: OXFORD

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Teaching Primary Mathematics

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

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

Year2014

Edition/Volume5th Edition

PublisherSYDNEY: PRENTICE HALL

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Victorian Curriculum: Mathematics

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AuthorVictorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority

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PublisherVCAA

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URLHTTP://AUSVELS.VCAA.VIC.EDU.AU/MATHEMATICS/OVERVIEW/RATIONALE-AND-AIMS

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Teaching mathematics: Using research informed strategies

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AuthorSullivan, P.

Year2011

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PublisherAUSTRALIAN COUNCIL FOR EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH

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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. Broaden your quantitative literacy and critically understand the content, processes and skills of the Australian primary mathematics curriculum, in particular, the Content strands of Number and Algebra, Measurement and Geometry, Statistics and Probability, and the Proficiency strands of Understanding, Fluency, Problem Solving, and Reasoning.
02. Demonstrate developing knowledge of effective pedagogical approaches specific to mathematics content with a particular focus on the psychology of learning mathematics and student centred learning in primary and middle-years schooling.
03. Design and implement mathematics lessons that consider principles associated with effective discipline-specific mathematics instruction and theory related to how students learn, and that integrate a range of tasks, high quality resources and materials to support the learning of all students.
04. Demonstrate a practical command of a repertoire of programs, approaches and strategies that reflect current best English teaching, learning and assessment practice.
05. Demonstrate effective use of theoretical frameworks to plan for literacy teaching across the curriculum.
06. Explain the complexity of the socio-political issues surrounding the definition and assessment of literacy.

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