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Mathematics in the Primary Classroom

duration Duration: 1 teaching period

unit code Unit Code: EDU30009

contact hours Contact Hours: Recommended 10 hours of study per week

About this unit

This unit aims to prepare students to plan, teach and assess mathematics in the primary classroom. All mathematical concepts related to the curriculum will be explored, along with practical pedagogical approaches.


  • Curriculum content for mathematics from Foundation to Grade 6: Number and Algebra; Measurement and
  • Geometry; Statistics and Probability
  • Understanding of the differences in the content strands within the Australian Curriculum for mathematics
  • Understanding the relationship within the proficiency strands
  • Mathematical Concepts in each year level
  • Pedagogical approaches
  • Tools for planning, assessing and reporting student learning in mathematics
  • Open vs. closed assessment/activities

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