MTHED503-19B (BLK)

Effective Practice in the Mathematics Classroom

30 Points

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Te Kura Toi Tangata Faculty of Education
Te Hononga Curriculum and Pedagogy

Staff

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Convenor(s)

Lecturer(s)

Administrator(s)

: helen.findlay@waikato.ac.nz
: janene.harris@waikato.ac.nz
: christine.stewart@waikato.ac.nz

Placement Coordinator(s)

Tutor(s)

Student Representative(s)

Lab Technician(s)

Librarian(s)

: melanie.chivers@waikato.ac.nz

You can contact staff by:

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Paper Description

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Several themes will be underlying the content of this paper. These themes include:

•Using assessment tools in mathematics, with particular emphasis on formative assessment.

•Exploring the progressions in mathematics teaching and learning through the use of recognised frameworks.

•Quality teaching in the mathematics classroom.
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Paper Structure

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All students must attend the five workshops. There will also be a practical component, including individual assessment of students, and small-group teaching.
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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • Paper Aims

    This paper aims to help students to:

    • further understand children’s learning and thinking strategies in mathematics;
    • explore the use of Frameworks to indicate key progressions of student learning in mathematics;
    • analyse a range of assessment tools to enhance quality mathematics teaching;
    • gain a greater awareness of national and international developments in mathematics education;
    • critically reflect on the planning, teaching, and assessment process in mathematics teaching and learning;
    • critique the use of materials and technological aids to help children understand mathematics processes;
    • take responsibility for their own professional development as a member of a mathematics learning community;
    • explore their personal content knowledge and pedagogical content knowledge required for effective teaching of mathematics.
    Linked to the following assessments:
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Assessment

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Assessment Components

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Written Assignment 1
10 Aug 2019
9:00 AM
20
  • Hand-in: In Lecture
2. Written Assignment 2
30 Aug 2019
9:00 AM
30
  • Hand-in: In Lecture
3. Seminar Assignment 3a
27 Sep 2019
9:00 AM
20
  • Presentation: In Class
4. Written Assignment 3b
3 Oct 2019
9:00 AM
30
  • Email: Lecturer
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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Required and Recommended Readings

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Required Readings

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See on-line readings and hard copy Book of Readings to be made available
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Online Support

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All power point slides will be entered on Moodle. Any extra resources/materials will be entered on Moodle. Communication with students will be via email.
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Workload

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Attendance at 5 Block Day sessions. Readings and research to be undertaken outside of class time in preparation for in-class tasks and Assignments.
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