The focus in this unit is number processes (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division) measurement and geometry, statistics and probability, and fractions and ratios. Through an applied focus students will assess and develop their own numeracy skills. Key concepts in each area will be covered. In addition students will engage in mathematical problem solving involving rich tasks, open questions and cross curricular contexts.
This unit is only for students undertaking course EDES.
|1.||Review the research on how learners learn, common conceptions and misconceptions aligned with mathematical concepts such as measurement, geometry, statistics and probability|
|2.||Create a repertoire of learning, teaching and assessment strategies relevant to the measurement and geometry, statistics and probability curriculum and develop cross curricular connections;|
|3.||Evaluate their own experience of learning mathematics|
|4.||Demonstrate an understanding of the literacy demands of personal and professional mathematics.|
|Review||Review of personal strengths and areas for improvements in personal and professional numeracy and the development of an action plan||25%|
|Report||Report on the implementation of high quality mathematical activities and resources relevant to a range of settings||35%|
|Laboratory Work||Complete open book tasks on mathematical content knowledge||40%|
Helping children learn mathematics 2nd
Reys, RE, Rogers, A, Bennett, S, Cooke, A, Robson, K & Ewing, B 2017
Wiley, Milton, Queensland
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