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EDUP1015: Teaching Primary Mathematics 1

This unit focuses on the mathematics content areas of measurement and space and geometry. Interactive sessions will develop students' understanding of how children learn key measurement and geometric concepts and provide opportunities for students to practise foundational and inclusive pedagogies necessary for high quality teaching of mathematics. Working mathematically processes and effective use of digital technologies will be integrated throughout the unit.

Code EDUP1015
Academic unit Education
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Demonstrate familiarity with current educational theory, research and curriculum documents as they relate to teaching children mathematics.
  • LO2. Demonstrate deep understanding of mathematical concepts and processes in the areas of measurement, space and geometry.
  • LO3. Critically reflect upon personal beliefs and prior experiences learning mathematics and the implications they might have on your teaching.
  • LO4. Design and implement a sequence of learning experiences for primary-aged students using knowledge of children’s cognitive development and the NSW Syllabus.
  • LO5. Apply knowledge of inclusive pedagogies associated with the teaching and learning of challenging mathematical concepts and processes.
  • LO6. Assess and report on children’s learning of mathematics content and processes based on analysis of observational and work-sample data.
  • LO7. Reflect on the appropriate use of digital technologies to enhance children's measurement and spatial reasoning capacities and their mathematical content knowledge.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 1 week before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.