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- 10 Jul 2023
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Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Reflect on the necessary attitudes and professional values needed in order to meet the diverse learning needs of students in mathematics classrooms, including a commitment to social justice, inclusion, engagement and achievement.
- Design, develop and justify mathematical learning experiences, including assessment, for students with diverse learning needs.
- Analyse and synthesise scholarly literature relevant to identifying and catering for the diverse needs of students and apply that knowledge in the context of mathematics teaching and learning.
- Communicate in written and oral forms in a scholarly manner and engage in constructive discussion with peers.
- Refer to Mylo for study topics
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:
Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s)
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This subject provides a range of strategies to cater for students with diverse needs in learning mathematics. The learning needs may include: difficulties directly related to the learning of mathematics, such as dyscalculia; difficulties that are not directly related to mathematics, such as literacy obstacles; or other learning differences, such as those which stem from cultural differences or exceptionality. The range of students also includes those who are gifted in learning mathematics. The subject is based on two justifiable premises: first, that all students are able to engage successfully with an appropriately challenging mathematics curriculum but may do so in different ways; and second, that teachers have a responsibility to provide high quality learning experiences, supported by pedagogical reasoning, to all students.
- Presentation (40%)
- Plan (30%)
- Discussion posts (online) (30%)
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