Teaching and Learning in Mathematics K-6
|Course code EDUC2031||Units 10||Level 2000||Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education|
Introduces students to the major concepts in the teaching of mathematics for K-6. Lectures will present core understandings that will be developed through experiential learning through workshops. Emphasis will be placed upon the study of the special methodologies associated with the teaching of the content of the NSW K-6 Mathematics Syllabus.
Not available in 2014
|Previously offered in 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004|
|Objectives||Graduates should adequately and confidently numerate, and possess knowledge and understanding of numeracy as a fundamental component of learning, performance, discourse and critique.|
Therefore students in this subject should be able to:
describe relevant mathematical concepts and skills from the K-6 Mathematics syllabus;
describe strategies for teaching mathematical thinking;
identify students at risk and devise appropriate learning strategies.
|Content||1. Approaches to teaching,learning and working mathematically.|
2. Number- whole numbers, addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, fractions and decimals.
3. Space and Geometry- 2D space, 3D space, position
4. Patterns and Algebra
5. Measurement- length, area, volume and capacity, mass, time.
7. Assessment and Reporting
8. K-6 planning in Mathematics
|Assumed Knowledge||MATH190 - Elementary Mathematics|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Laboratory: for 2 hour(s) per Term for 1 weeks