TEACH210-20B (TGA)

Literacy & Mathematics 2

15 Points

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Te Kura Toi Tangata School of Education

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Paper Description

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This paper further develops students' knowledge and understanding of learning and teaching literacy and mathematics in Aotearoa New Zealand. The focus is on catering for diverse learners and culturally-responsive pedagogies.

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Paper Structure

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This paper is divided into two halves. The first six weeks will focus on mathematics themes, and the second six weeks turns to literacy.
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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • Learning Outcomes

    The following are the general learning outcomes for this paper. See your word version on line for a more detailed breakdown of literacy and mathematics specific outcomes.

    Examine and evaluate a range of teaching approaches in literacy and mathematics for diverse learners

    Identify specific literacy and mathematical learning needs for diverse learners

    Plan a sequence of lessons in literacy and mathematics that reflect culturally responsive pedagogies

    Evaluate student learning in literacy and mathematics in response to a planned teaching intervention

    Critically reflect on planning and teaching experiences in literacy and mathematics drawing on appropriate theoretical frameworks

    Demonstrate knowledge of conceptual understanding, learning progressions, and pedagogical content knowledge in literacy and mathematics.

    Linked to the following assessments:
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Assessment

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There are four compulsory assessments in this paper.
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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. Assignment 1 (20%): Worthwhile tasks in geometry and/or measurement
31 Jul 2020
11:30 PM
20
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
2. Assignment 2 (30%): Statistics & probability lesson sequence
25 Aug 2020
11:30 PM
30
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
3. Assignment 3 (20%): Analysis of a child’s reading behaviour (in pairs)
25 Sep 2020
11:30 PM
20
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
4. Online test 30% (90 mins): Reading approaches + guided reading lessons
16 Oct 2020
5:00 PM
30
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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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Essential for both literacy and mathematics:

TEACH210 Book of readings for Literacy and Mathematics (online or paper copy)

Ministry of Education. (2007). The New Zealand curriculum. Wellington, New Zealand: Learning Media.
Download available from: http://nzcurriculum.tki.org.nz/The­New­ Zealand­Curriculum

Ministry of Education. (2008). Te Marautanga o Aotearoa. Wellington, New Zealand: Author.
Download available from: http://www.tmoa.tki.org.nz/TeMarautangaoAotearoa

Ministry of Education. (2011). Tātaiako: Cultural competencies for teachers of Māori learners. Wellington, New Zealand: Learning Media.
Download available from: https://educationcouncil.org.nz/required/Tataiako.pdf

Ministry of Education. (2018). Tapasā: Cultural competencies framework for teachers of Pacific learners. Wellington, New Zealand: Learning Media.
Download available from: https://www.educationcouncil.org.nz/sites/default/files/Tapasa%CC%84.pdf

Required reading for literacy:

Ministry of Education. (2003). Effective literacy practice in Years 1 to 4. Wellington, New Zealand: Learning Media.

Ministry of Education. (2006). Effective literacy practice in Years 5 to 8. Wellington, New Zealand: Learning Media.

Ministry of Education. (2010; 2015). The literacy learning progressions. Wellington, New Zealand: Learning Media.
Download available from http://www.literacyprogressions.tki.org.nz/

Required reading for mathematics | Ko ngā pānui whakature i te pāngarau:

Anthony, G., & Walshaw, M. (2009). Effective pedagogy in mathematics. Geneva, Switzerland: International Bureau of Education.
Download available from: http://www.ibe.unesco.org/fileadmin/user_upload/Publications/Educational_Practices/EdPractices_19.pdf

Anthony, G., & Walshaw, M. (2007). Effective pedagogy in mathematics/pāngarau: Best evidence synthesis iteration. Wellington, New Zealand: Ministry of Education.
Download available from: https://www.educationcounts.govt.nz/__data/assets/pdf_file/0007/7693/BES_Maths07_Complete.pdf

Ministry of Education. (2008). Numeracy professional development projects (books 1-10). Wellington, New Zealand: Learning Media.
Download available from: https://nzmaths.co.nz/numeracy-development-projects-books

Ministry of Education. (2011). Te poutama tau (books 1-8). Wellington, New Zealand: Learning Media.
Download available from: https://nzmaths.co.nz/ng-pukapuka

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Recommended Readings

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Recommended readings for mathematics | Ko ngā pānui hei tautoko i te pāngarau:

Averill, R., & Harvey, R. (Eds.). (2010). Teaching primary school mathematics and statistics: Evidence based practice. Wellington, New Zealand: NZCER Press.

Christensen, I. (2010). Te reo pāngarau: A Māori language dictionary of mathematics (2nd ed.). Wellington, New Zealand: Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga.

Fraser, D., & Hill, M. (Eds). (2016). The professional practice of teaching (4th ed.). South Melbourne, Australia: Cengage Learning.

Jorgensen, R., & Dole, S. (2011). Teaching mathematics in primary schools (2nd ed.). Crows Nest, Australia.: Allen & Unwin.

Schwartz, J. E. (2008). Elementary mathematics pedagogical content knowledge: Powerful ideas for teachers. Boston, MA: Pearson.

Van de Walle, J. A., Karp, K. S., Bay Williams, J. M., & Brass, A. (2019). Primary and Middle Years Mathematics Teaching Developmentally (Australian Edition), Melbourne, Australia: Pearson.

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Other Resources

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Mathematics: OTHER RESOURCES | Ngā rauemi hoki

There are a number of journals about mathematics education available in the main university Library. An increasing number are also available electronically online. Please use the Library Search on the library webpage to search for articles. Ask Library staff at the Information desk for help if you need it!

Some journals available through the library are:

Australian Mathematics Teacher (The)
Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom
For the Learning of Mathematics: An International Journal of Mathematics Education
Mathematics in School
Mathematics Teacher (The) (also online from 1996)
Mathematics Teaching
Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School (also online from 1996)
Micromath
New Zealand Mathematics Magazine
SET: Research Information for Teachers
Teachers and Curriculum
Teaching Children Mathematics (also online from 1995), and its predecessor The Arithmetic Teacher

Useful websites | Ngā pae tukutuku hei tautoko:

http://www.nzmaths.co.nz (good for all mathematics content strands, problem solving and Numeracy Project. Click on the 'Māori content' button under the main title to view content in Te Reo Māori.)

http://tmoa.tki.org.nz/Te-Marautanga-o-Aotearoa/Nga-Wahanga-Ako/Pangarau

www.censusatschool.org.nz

http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com

Supporting Ministry Texts (Literacy)
Ministry of Education. (1996). The Learner as a Reader. Wellington: Learning Media.
Ministry of Education. (1996). Exploring Language. Wellington: Learning Media.
Ministry of Education. (1997). Reading and Beyond: Discovering language through Ready to Read. Wellington: Learning Media.
Ministry of Education. (1999). Non-English-Speaking-Background Students: A handbook for teachers. Wellington: Learning Media.
Ministry of Education. (2000). Developing Programmes for Teaching Pacific Islands Languages. Wellington: Learning Media.
Ministry of Education. (2002). Guided Reading: Years 1-4. Wellington: Learning Media.
Ministry of Education. (2005). Guided Reading: Years 5-8. Wellington: Learning Media.
Ministry of Education. (2008). English Language Learning Progressions. Wellington: Learning Media.
Ministry of Education. (2009). Learning Through Talk: Oral language in years 1-3. Wellington: Learning Media
Ministry of Education. (2009). Learning Through Talk: Oral language in years 4-8. Wellington: Learning Media
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Online Support

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Online support will be provided by your lecturers.
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Workload

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Minimum workload expectations for a paper at the 200 levels is at least 150 hours over the semester.

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Linkages to Other Papers

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This paper leads to TEACH313 and TEACH310
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Prerequisite(s)

Prerequisite papers: TEACH110

Corequisite(s)

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Restriction(s)

Restricted papers: TEAL220 and TEMS220

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