ECI455 - Effective Primary Mathematics Learning
|Year||2016 unit information|
Trimester 3: Off Shore
Students must be enrolled in course E331
Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.
Students are also required to attend 4 hours per day for 5 days.
Topics to be addressed in this unit include: 1) children’s construction of mathematical concepts in the social environment of the home, classroom and wider community; 2) the role of play in mathematical development; 3) the development of children’s early mathematical concepts; 4) the four operations for whole numbers; 5) fundamental concepts of vulgar fractions; 6) the development of concepts for the measurement of length, area, mass, time, and volume/capacity; 7) choosing and using effective resources for learning primary mathematics; 8) the use of calculators in primary mathematics; 9) involving parents in children’s learning of mathematics; 10) appropriate ways of incorporating the use of a range of learning technologies in the teaching of primary mathematics; 11) assessing and reporting children’s mathematical development; and 12) state, national and international policies, programmes, and resources for developing and assessing children’s mathematical development.
Assignment 1, 30%, equivalent to 1200 words
Assignment 2, 30%, equivalent to 1200 words
Assignment 3, 40%, equivalent to 1600 words