Mathematics 1 K-6 (EDMT5532)


The focus for this unit is the Number and Algebra and Working Mathematically strands of the NSW Mathematics Syllabus with particular emphasis on the first three years of school. It will explore how children's mathematical thinking strategies develop via a research-based framework of number and will introduce the important connection between assessment and planning for instruction.

Further unit of study information


1x1-hr lecture/wk for wks 1-9, 1x1-hr tutorial/wk for wks 1-9, 1x2-hr school based project work/wk for wks 10-12


1500wd mini program (40%) and 1000wd critical reflection of readings (20%) and 1500wd report of assessment of child (40%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.