Teaching Primary Mathematics 2
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Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Explain numeracy and mathematical ideas, skills, and knowledge appropriate for primary teaching.
- Identify appropriate pedagogies for teaching mathematics, including differentiation of the curriculum.
- Plan, develop, analyse and justify worthwhile mathematical teaching experiences that incorporate appropriate pedagogical principles.
- Evaluate and assess students mathematical thinking through the analysis of student behaviour and use this assessment to inform planning.
- 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 builds on the knowledge of pedagogies appropriate for teaching primary mathematics that students acquired in EMT521 Teaching Primary Mathematics 1. The second subject in the sequence, EMT620 broadens students understanding of mathematics pedagogy by addressing the content and practices not covered in the initial subject. This subject will model and provide opportunities for students to engage with best pedagogical practice by undertaking rich tasks, group work, and problem solving, as well as differentiating and integrating the curriculum. Students will enhance their understanding of appropriate pedagogies for teaching mathematics and their knowledge of relevant curricula, the development of students' thinking in each of the strands of the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics, and the relationship of content knowledge to pedagogy. It will provide pre-service teachers with opportunities to assess primary students' mathematical thinking using work samples and to develop their skills in planning for teaching based on this information.
- Plan (10%)
- Abstract (50%)
- Position paper (40%)
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