This unit introduces students to pedagogies appropriate for teaching primary mathematics and contributes to your evidence for meeting Graduate Teaching Standards . The unit will model and provide opportunities for students to engage with rich tasks, group work, problem solving, and differentiating the curriculum using examples from the number domain of the Australian Curriculum. Students will develop their understanding of appropriate pedagogies for teaching mathematics and their knowledge of relevant curricula, the development of students' thinking in number, and the relationship of content knowledge to pedagogy. It will provide pre-service teachers with opportunities to deepen their own mathematical content knowledge within the domain of number, assess primary students' mathematical thinking using work samples and to evaluate teaching resources.
|Unit name||Teaching Primary Mathematics 1|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
|Coordinator||Associate Professor Helen Chick|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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- International students
- Domestic students
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- articulate an understanding of mathematical knowledge and skills appropriate for primary teaching and communicate these in a scholarly and appropriate manner
- identify appropriate pedagogies for teaching and assessing mathematics, and apply these to practice
- plan for, and justify, appropriate mathematical teaching experiences in the domain of number that incorporate appropriate pedagogical principles
- evaluate and assess students mathematical thinking through analysing student work in the domain of number and justify the teaching approach taken as a result of this analysis
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Van de Walle, J., Karp, K., Bay-Williams, J., & Bass, A. (2019). Primary and middle years mathematics (1st Australian edition). Melbourne, Vic: Pearson. (Revel or hard copy version)
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