Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Parkville on campus
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours |
Total Time Commitment: 125 hours total commitment
|Prerequisites:|| A pass in a mathematics subject at Year 12. |
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| Teacher candidates may not enrol in Learning Area - Mathematics 1, Learning Area - Mathematics 2, Learning Area - Mathematics (Additional) 1 or Learning Area - Mathematics (Additional) 2 |
|Core Participation Requirements:||Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.|
CoordinatorMs Lynda Ball
ContactEducation Student Centre
|Subject Overview:||This subject provides an introduction to teaching years 7 - 9 mathematics in Victorian schools. Teacher candidates will develop pedagogical content knowledge of the mathematics curriculum, especially related to beginning Algebra, Number, Chance and Data, Functions and Equations. Teacher candidates will consider Victorian curriculum documents, lesson planning, effective use of resources (textbooks, technology), assessment and the provision of a balanced curriculum incorporating concepts, skills, applications and problem solving. They will consider strategies for developing school students’ understanding of place value, fractions, decimals and percentage which are essential for primary school transition. Teacher candidates will consider important pedagogical issues such as: questioning, selection of good examples, representations and models of mathematical ideas to widen their understanding of what good mathematics teaching should be at years 7-9.|
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject teacher candidates will be able to: |
|Assessment:||There are 3 assessment tasks: |
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On completion of this subject, teacher candidates will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to: |
Master of Teaching (Secondary) |
Master of Teaching (Secondary)
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