To develop student teachers who are knowledgeable about children learning mathematics in the early and primary years of schooling with particular emphasis on planning and assessment for learning within an effective learning environment.
Student’s (R to 7) construction of mathematical knowledge, processes and attitudes with insights gained from research and practice; pre-service teachers’ understanding of assessment strategies with an emphasis on authentic tasks and timely and constructive feedback; planning mathematical experiences for small and whole class groups; working with big ideas in Number, Space, Measurement, Chance and Data, Patterns and Relationships; integrating thinking and communicating mathematically; conducting mathematical learning experiences with small group of peers and students in a school setting and evaluating their learning with reflection on their responses; evaluating a variety of structured and informal materials, print and IT resources suitable for all students.
Reys, R, Lindquist, M, Lambdin, D, Smith, N & Suydam, N 2007, Helping children learn mathematics, 9th, John Wiley & Sons, New York
De Klerk, J 2007, Illustrated Mathematics Dictionary, Wesley, NY
||2 x 2 hours x 10 weeks
Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.
|Portfolio of Mathematical Activities with peers and children in school
|Assessment tasks based on mathematics skills and processes
|Planning for two weeks of teaching mathematics
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