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EHM1200 Mathematics in Early Primary

Short Description: Mathematics in Early Primary
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Teacher Education and Early Childhood
Student contribution band : National Priority - Teaching
ASCED code : 070100 - Teacher Education
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 26 April 2019

Requisites

Students must be enrolled in: BEDU(EarlyChild or Primary or Primary+SpecEduc or SpecEduc or HPE Primary or SHPE Primary) or BECH
Pre-requisite: BEDU(EarlyChild) Only - ECM1100 or EDX3280
Enrolment is not permitted if EDX1280 has been previously completed

Other requisites

Students enrolling in courses which do not follow the recommended enrolment pattern cannot be assured of a developmental learning experience or program completion within their preferred timeframe.

Synopsis

This is the first course in a suite of three that focuses on the teaching of mathematics to children at different stages of schooling. This course is focused on the early years, and has been designed to introduce pre-service educators to mathematics teaching and learning in the first three years of school (Foundation to Year 3). Throughout the course, pre-service educators will become familiar with the three curriculum content strands (number and algebra, measurement and geometry, and statistics and probability), and also the proficiency strands of the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics. They will gain an awareness of the place of mathematics within the Early Years Learning Framework, at home and within the wider community, and will be supported to develop effective pedagogical strategies to build on this mathematics in the primary school context. An approach to teaching that is based on thinking strategies rather than rote procedures will be emphasised.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2019 Online
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2019 Online
Semester 3, 2019 Online