PRIMARY MATHS/NUMERACY

EDU5PMN

2020

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 ActivitiesN/A

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.

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 edition

PublisherPearson: Frenchs Forrest

ISBNN/A

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 edition

PublisherPearson: Frenchs Forrest

ISBNN/A

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.

Year2012

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherMilton, Qld: Wiley & Sons Australia

ISBNN/A

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.

Year2011

Edition/Volume2nd edition

PublisherAllen and Unwin: Crows nest Australia.

ISBNN/A

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

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, 2020, Week 09-21, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNoleine Fitzallen

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 9 - 9
One 2.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 9 to week 9 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only. Classes will be held on 25/2."

Scheduled Online Class Week: 9 - 21
Six 1.00 h scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 9 to week 21 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 21
One 4.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 9 - 9
One 7.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 9 to week 9 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only. Classes will be held on 25/2."

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 subjectN/AN/AN/ANo50 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 subjectN/AN/AN/ANo50 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/AN/AN/AYesnull

Bendigo, 2020, Week 09-21, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNoleine Fitzallen

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 9 - 9
One 2.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 9 to week 9 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only. Classes will be held on 25/2."

Scheduled Online Class Week: 9 - 21
Six 1.00 h scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 9 to week 21 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 21
One 4.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 9 - 9
One 7.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 9 to week 9 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only. Classes will be held on 25/2."

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 subjectN/AN/AN/ANo50 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 subjectN/AN/AN/ANo50 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/AN/AN/AYesnull

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Week 09-21, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNoleine Fitzallen

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 9 - 9
One 2.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 9 to week 9 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only. Classes will be held on 25/2."

Scheduled Online Class Week: 9 - 21
Six 1.00 h scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 9 to week 21 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 21
One 4.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 9 - 9
One 7.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 9 to week 9 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only. Classes will be held on 25/2."

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 subjectN/AN/AN/ANo50 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 subjectN/AN/AN/ANo50 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/AN/AN/AYesnull