Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:July, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Parkville, On Campus
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
125 hours total commitment. 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.
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
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CoordinatorDr Vicki Steinle
Education Student Centre
Teacher candidates will develop pedagogical content knowledge for the effective teaching and learning of the following mathematics strands from Prep to Year 6:
Teacher candidates will review and critique resources for primary mathematics and design tasks to achieve specific learning outcomes in these strands. They will analyse tasks and lessons to identify teaching that promotes school students’ mathematical thinking and builds problem solving capacity and higher order thinking skills.
Teacher candidates will consider research evidence related to selected key issues of teaching mathematics. They will examine cognitive and affective characteristics of mathematics classrooms that encourage deep learning.
On completion of this subject, with respect to the strands above, teacher candidates will be able to:
There are 2 assessment tasks:
There are 2 hurdle requirements:
All items of assessment must be satisfactorily completed.
• Zevenbergen, R., Dole, S., & Wright, R.J., (2004). Teaching mathematics in primary schools. Crows Nest, NSW: Allen & Unwin.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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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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