The Practice (PCK) of Teaching Mathematics (9888.2)
|Level:||Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit|
|HECS Bands:||1, 4|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Education|
|Discipline:||Academic Program Area - Education|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2020 Semester 2 MS Tracy LOGAN (Ph: +61 2 62068973 ) ON-CAMPUS 2021 Semester 2 MS Tracy LOGAN (Ph: +61 2 62068973 ) ON-CAMPUS
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This unit looks at helping children learn mathematics with understanding. The theoretical underpinnings of this unit are; Mathematical Pedagogical Content Knowledge Representational Theory (modes of representation); The structure of the Australian National mathematics curriculum; Planning for effective mathematics lessons; Appropriate content: knowing your students: individual differences including cultural differences and learning styles; use of ICT and effective use of resources. Each of these themes will be important throughout the remainder of this unit; The importance of the Language of Mathematics and The Proficiency Strands; Developing Number Sense; Rational Number; Developing Measurement Sense; Developing Geometric Reasoning; Developing understanding of Statistics and Probability; and Assessment and Evaluation.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of how the theoretical underpinnings of mathematics teaching and learning inform classroom practice;
2. Demonstrate familiarity with the purpose, structure and implementation of the Australian Mathematics Curriculum;
3. Select and apply appropriate pedagogical practice to help children make sense of mathematics; and
4. Design, deliver and assess a series of mathematical learning experiences for students.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
- Semester 2, 2019
- Semester 2, 2018
3 hours per week. The content and delivery of this unit will be supported with additional on-line resources.
Students must have passed 24 credit points including 9864 Core Mathematics.
First two years of Education degree.
- 326JA Bachelor of Early Childhood and Primary Education
- 321JA Bachelor of Primary Education
- 323JA Bachelor of Primary Education (Creative Arts)
- 325JA Bachelor of Primary Education (Graduate Entry)
- 324JA Bachelor of Primary Education (Health and Physical Education)
- 322JA Bachelor of Primary Education (STeM)