University of Technology Sydney

013238 Mathematics Teaching Methods 1

6cp; To comply with health advice from NSW Health, the planned delivery of this subject for Spring D 2021 has been adjusted. Activities planned for campus in the first 3 weeks of session are being moved online. Activities for the remainder of the session (post-PEx) will be scheduled on campus only if the public health situation permits face-to-face learning in available teaching spaces. Please log into Canvas and monitor your UTS email for the latest advice concerning subject delivery and assessment information.
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Anti-requisite(s): 013415 Mathematics Teaching Methods 1 AND 028259 Mathematics Teaching Methods 1


The subject includes a study of secondary mathematics syllabi, lesson planning, approaches to learning, and resources for student engagement. Teacher-education students study a range of mathematics teaching strategies and content knowledge that is essential for teaching mathematics for understanding. This subject explores how mathematics teaching and curriculum can be organised and managed for effective learning. It shows how theory can inform teaching practice to provide pre-service teachers with the skills and understanding required to begin to teach mathematics in a secondary school.

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