This unit of study supports students' development of the knowledge understanding of the cognitive development of infants, toddlers and young children, and in particular, the way understandings about numbers, patterns, measurement, spatial awareness and other mathematical concepts are supported in the early childhood context. Assessing mathematical learning using authentic assessment methods will be explored as a basis for planning developmentally appropriate learning opportunities, including the use of digital technologies.
2x2-hr tutorial weeks 1-6 and 11-13
1000wd discussion of numeracy (20%) and presentation of report (35%) and 3000wd assessment-based planning (45%)
24 credit points including EDMT5687