University of Technology Sydney

020213 Maths Methods for In-Service Teachers (Year 7-12)

6cp; four block days of synchronous workshops supported by weekly 1hr asynchronous teaching that includes pre-recorded lectures, tutor facilitation of online discussion about curated set of readings and other study resources provided through Canvas
Requisite(s): 68106 Mathematics for Secondary Education Calculus 1 AND 68103 Mathematics for Secondary Education Statistics
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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 in-service teachers with the skills and understanding required to teach mathematics in a secondary school. The subject includes a study of secondary mathematics syllabuses, lesson planning, approaches to learning, and resources for student engagement. It highlights a range of mathematics teaching strategies and different forms and functions of practical work, with a focus on development of content knowledge that is essential for teaching mathematics for understanding.

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Autumn session, City campus

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