Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:March, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Parkville, On Campus
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 18 hours |
Total Time Commitment: 62.5 hours total commitment
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|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.|
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Helen Chick
ContactEducation Student Centre
This subject provides an orientation to teaching mathematics in Victorian primary schools. Teacher candidates will develop pedagogical content knowledge for the effective teaching and learning of the topic Number from Prep to Year 6. They will consider Victorian curriculum documents and resources, lesson planning, classroom assessment, effective use of resources, and the importance of a balanced curriculum incorporating concepts, skills, applications and problem solving.
A research-informed analysis of the development of children’s mathematical understanding will provide insight into teaching strategies to cater for children’s individual differences and personalise their learning.Teacher candidates will consider important pedagogical issues such as: questioning, selection of good examples, representations and models of mathematical ideas. By widening their appreciation of exemplary mathematics teaching, teacher candidates are expected to develop reflective mathematics teaching practices.
On completion of this subject, teacher candidates should be able to:
There are 2 assessment tasks:
There are 2 hurdle requirements:
|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 (Primary) |
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