This unit will focus on conceptual development and pedagogical content knowledge for teaching children fundamental aspects of literacy, mathematics and science. A range of play-based strategies for supporting the development of viewing, reading, writing, and speaking and listening skills will be investigated. Mathematics topics include teaching children to think about mathematical concepts and processes, and planning for teaching. Science topics will include teaching of science, influence of families' everyday experiences, promoting science through inquiry-based pedagogies, natural and built environments, and sustainability. Throughout the unit students will have opportunities to apply their current knowledge, skills, and understandings.
|Unit name||Literacy, Mathematics and Science in Early Childhood|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
|Coordinator||Doctor Greg Ashman|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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- apply literacy, mathematics and science pedagogical content knowledge to early childhood learning contexts.
- evaluate integrated literacy, mathematics and science experiences.
- critique early childhood learning experiences encompassing play and inquiry-based pedagogies, with respect to theory and practice.
- communicate using academic writing, expression and English conventions (including spelling, punctuation, and grammar), apa referencing conventions, and scholarly literature.
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|Assessment||Test or quiz|Report (55%)|Critique (45%)|
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