PRIMARY MATHS/NUMERACY

EDU5PMN

2021

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.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorNoleine Fitzallen

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesThinking & Working Mathematically. Problem Solving. Past mathematical experiences. Proportional reasoning. Big Ideas in Calculation. Multiplicative Thinking. Practical activities in all modules. Digital to teaching activity design

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in either of the following courses in order to undertake this subject: Master of Teaching Primary (EMTCP, EMTCPB and EMTCPW), Master of Teaching (EMTP), Masters of Teaching Secondary (EMTCS, EMTCSB, EMTCSW)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Maths terms and tables.

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBana, J., & Swan, P.

Year2007

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherRIC publications: Greenwood WA.

ISBN1741263638, 9781741263633

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.

Year2014

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherWiley & Sons Australia

ISBN1118654102, 9781118654101

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

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

ISBN1486004881, 9781486004881

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

ISBN065579140X, 9780655791409

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/Volume2nd

PublisherAllen and Unwin

ISBN1760872571, 9781760872571

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. Demonstrate sound knowledge of relevant curriculum documents.
02. Utilise personal mathematical skills and knowledge to deal confidently and competently with daily life
03. Develop pedagogical content knowledge that fosters the learning of mathematics in a variety of contexts.
04. Demonstrate an understanding of how mathematics is taught in a variety of primary school settings and year levels.
05. Demonstrate an appreciation of the role of research and additional resources, including learning technologies, in supporting teaching

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Week 08-23, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNoleine Fitzallen

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 12 - 12
One 4.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 12 to week 12 and delivered via face-to-face.
The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only.

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 16 - 16
One 4.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 16 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.
The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only.

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 8 - 23
Six 1.00 h scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 8 - 23
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Essay developing a philosophical framework on the teaching of primary mathematics (3000 words) This assessment will be scaffolded through the learning activities and readings planned for the subject.

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

ICT presentation of mathematics conceptual focus (3000 words) This assessment will be scaffolded through the learning activities and readings planned for the subject.

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Mathematics Competency Test This hurdle task relates to the assessment and development of numeracy skills, which is required to graduate from this degree. Further information will be provided on the LMS.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0

Bendigo, 2021, Week 08-23, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNoleine Fitzallen

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 12 - 12
One 4.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 12 to week 12 and delivered via face-to-face.
The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only.

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 16 - 16
One 4.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 16 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.
The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only.

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 8 - 23
Six 1.00 h scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 8 - 23
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Essay developing a philosophical framework on the teaching of primary mathematics (3000 words) This assessment will be scaffolded through the learning activities and readings planned for the subject.

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

ICT presentation of mathematics conceptual focus (3000 words) This assessment will be scaffolded through the learning activities and readings planned for the subject.

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Mathematics Competency Test This hurdle task relates to the assessment and development of numeracy skills, which is required to graduate from this degree. Further information will be provided on the LMS.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 08-23, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNoleine Fitzallen

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 12 - 12
One 4.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 12 to week 12 and delivered via face-to-face.
The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only.

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 16 - 16
One 4.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 16 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.
The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only.

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 8 - 23
Six 1.00 h scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 8 - 23
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Essay developing a philosophical framework on the teaching of primary mathematics (3000 words) This assessment will be scaffolded through the learning activities and readings planned for the subject.

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

ICT presentation of mathematics conceptual focus (3000 words) This assessment will be scaffolded through the learning activities and readings planned for the subject.

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Mathematics Competency Test This hurdle task relates to the assessment and development of numeracy skills, which is required to graduate from this degree. Further information will be provided on the LMS.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0