This unit is only for Education students undertaking courses EBED.
|1.||Review the research and their own observations on how students learn, common conceptions and misconceptions and suggested approaches for teaching mathematics to primary school students;|
|2.||Create a repertoire of learning, teaching and assessment strategies relevant to the mathematics curriculum (measurement and geometry, statistics and probability) and develop cross curricular connections;|
|3.||Evaluate their own experience of learning mathematics, apply tools of audit and the Curriculum to assess and then extend their understanding of measurement, geometry, statistics and probability content required for teaching in primary schools;|
|4.||Identify the implications of the literacy demands and apply to primary mathematics.|
|Exercise||Group design and presentation of a problem-based activity which promotes the teaching/learning of an aspect of the primary mathematics curriculum.||20%|
|Journal||Complete a three (3) part reflective journal which contains a synthesis and review of observed mathematics lessons within a primary school setting.||30%|
|Laboratory Work||Complete three (3) tests on mathematical content knowledge.||50%|
Helping Children Learn Mathematics, 2nd edn
Reys et al. 2017, E-text
Milton, QLD: Wiley.
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