Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Winter Term, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
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.
CoordinatorMrs Catherine Pearn
Call: 13 MELB (13 6352)
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 two assessment tasks:
There are two hurdle requirements:
All items of assessment must be satisfactorily completed.
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.
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.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject, teacher candidates will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to:
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