This subject positions the student as a reflective and active practitioner in mathematics education. It focuses on numeracy development and planning in the 0-8 age group. Students will engage in a variety of discussions and reflective practice whilst developing their own action research into effective pedagogical practice in numeracy education.
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Numeracy in the 21st Century Technological advances and the implications for numeracy, representations of numeracy, the literacy of numeracy in a multi-cultural society
Existing Practice, Research, emerging and new curriculum models A critical analysis of current practice, research and curriculum models what do they tell us about our students?
Action Research Models What is Action Research? Which model suits my needs and purpose
Representations Iconic, verbal, symbolic, social, imitative, cultural
Representations in the Numeracy What are your own representations of numeracy in the Early Years? Why do you have these representations? Where does curriculum sit with these representations?
Representations in the Numeracy What are the students representations of numeracy? How do you know? What are they telling you? Do they parallel with your own representations? With curriculum? With research? How? Why? Why Not?
Building Connections and Transforming Representations Making connections ZPD and social representations challenging, taking-on and transforming representations in the numeracy classroom.
Argumentation Scaffolding argumentation, teacher-directed, child-directed, class/collaborative - directed
Numeracy beyond the classroom Transitions, assessment and accountability, national and international perspectives, home, community, environment
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The information contained in the 2019 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.