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EDM5005 Mathematics Curriculum & Pedagogical Studies 1

Short Description: Maths Curriclm & Pedag Stud 1
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Education
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 070103 - Teacher Education: Primary
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 2 March 2021

Synopsis

The course focuses on developing deeper understanding in all strands of the Australian Mathematics Curriculum and the Early Years Learning Framework, underpinned by a clear understanding of relevant subject-matter knowledge and current theories of learning and evidence-based teaching practice. Preservice teachers 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. The course will highlight forms of play-based and intentional learning experiences that encourage children's development and exploration of mathematical concepts, reasoning and problem solving. At the completion of this course, preservice teachers should have a deep understanding of how children learn mathematics and be able to draw on this understanding and curriculum documentation to identify critical progression points for mathematical learning and teaching.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2021 Online
Semester 3, 2021 Online
Date printed 2 March 2021