Undergraduate | UNE-EDME145 | 2024
Primary Mathematics 1: Numeracy
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Get up to speed with basic maths so that you can teach it to primary school students. You’ll cover algebra, geometry, and probability. Find out about teaching tools and strategies for numeracy.
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- Entry requirements
- No ATAR needed,
- No prior study
- 16 weeks
- 26 Feb 2024,
- 24 June 2024
About this subject
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
- demonstrate an understanding of the mathematics content relevant and necessary for teaching primary school students (GTSD 2.1.1);
- demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the research into student affect towards mathematics and how it impacts on student learning (GTSD 1.2.1);
- know and understand numeracy teaching tools and strategies and how they apply to mathematics teaching (GTSD 2.5.1); and
- demonstrate the capacity to interpret needs-based assessment data (GTSD 5.1.1).
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
Quality teaching, informed by the best available evidence, helps children develop their number sense from the early years of schooling. To effectively educate students as they navigate numeracy in primary school, teachers need to be able to demonstrate personal content knowledge of the three strands of mathematics content in the NSW syllabus: Number and Algebra, Measurement and Geometry, and Statistics and Probability. Studying this subject, you will become familiar with the content of the mathematics taught in primary school. This subject will encourage you to recognise and analyse the developmental nature of mathematics.
Assessment 1: 2000 words. Written task. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 3, 4.
Lectures and Tutorials: Online students should participate in the online activity/forum postings. Students not meeting this requirement will receive an NC (Compulsory Fail) grade for the subject.
Final Examination: 2hrs 2000 words (equivalent). Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4.
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- Assessment 1 (50%)
- Lectures and Tutorials (0%)
- Final Invigilated Examination (50%)
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