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Teaching Mathematics 1B - EDSE3046

Year - 2018

This first extension unit of study aims to develop further knowledge and understanding of key issues associated with teaching and learning mathematics from Kindergarten to Year 12. By visiting primary school classrooms, student teachers will begin to build knowledge and understanding of the types of learning environments typically used in primary school settings to develop knowledge of mathematics. In particular, student teachers will focus on the teaching strategies typically used in mixed ability settings to cater for the full range of student learning needs and explore programs and practices for addressing the particular needs of students with specific learning needs in primary schools and early secondary mathematics classrooms. Issues associated with transition from primary school to secondary school will be explored in detail with opportunities to examine programs established to support transition and build mathematics knowledge. Different approaches to arranging the school curriculum will be considered including middle school programs and semesterised courses with multi-stage classes. In addition, offering elective courses in mathematics will be considered through examples of each of these approaches in practice. Brain-based research into gender differences in adolescence will be explored with implications for practice in mathematics classrooms.

Classes
1x4-hrs/wk for 8 wks

Assessment
4000wd resource folder (60%) and 2000wd assignment (40%)

Pre-requisites

72 credit points, including 12 Intermediate credit points from Mathematics

Co-requisites

EDSE3045

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1b

23 Apr 2018

Department/School: Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 13 May 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Assoc Prof Judy Anderson
HECS Band: 1
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