Numeracy for 5 to 8 Year-Olds
Leverage an in-depth understanding of the Australian curriculum to devise a mathematics program suitable for children aged five to eight years. Divide your attention across an array of mathematic concepts, including geometry, measurement and algebra.
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- 28 Aug 2023
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- demonstrate knowledge of the mathematics curriculum and principles associated with effective teaching for 5 to 8 year-old children
- analyse and interpret mathematical data to make judgements on mathematical understanding
- effectively communicate with stakeholders regarding students' mathematical learning
- demonstrate the ability to plan appropriate mathematics content, assessment items, teaching strategies and resources for diverse learners
- Curriculum overview
- Number and algebra
- Probability and statistics
- Problem solving
- Moderation and reporting
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- Other requirements -
Access to Microsoft Office or a unit approved alternative, Access to video creation and editing software
This subject will prepare pre-service teachers to plan, assess and deliver rigorous mathematical learning programs for children aged five to eight. A major focus of the subject is on developing knowledge of curriculum documents and mathematics concepts in number, algebra, geometry, measurement, and statistics and probability.
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- Examination and analysis of a set of work samples (50%)
- Design a mathematics learning program (50%)
Current study term: 27 Aug 23 to 26 Nov 23
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