In this course students explore: The NSW K-10 NSW Mathematics syllabus, Volume 1 and Stage 4 from the K-10 NSW Mathematics Syllabus, Volume 2, The Australian Curriculum; Mathematics and the Australian Learning Continuum; Mathematics and linkages; strategies and resources for programming, teaching and assessing primary Mathematics; the role and value of mathematics in the broader school curriculum; the place of Mathematics in the K- 10 Mathematics continuum (particularly the links between Stage 3 and 4 Mathematics); ways of differentiating mathematics curriculum to meet the diverse mathematical needs of learners including Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander students; perspectives of mathematics skills development incorporating EAL and Aboriginal learners; and pedagogies that have the capacity to promote equity and social justice for diverse learners. There will be a particular focus upon instructional approaches relevant to teaching the strands of the NSW Mathematics K-10, Volume 1 and beyond Syllabus: Data, Space, Measurement, Patterns and Algebra, Number and Working Mathematically.
|Faculty||Faculty of Education and Arts|
|School||School of Education|
Semester 2 - 2015
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
|Assumed Knowledge||An Undergraduate Degree or equivalent|
|Timetable||2015 Course Timetables for EDUC6739|