TEAC 4005 Mathematics and Numeracy in the Early Years

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 102683

Coordinator Jana Kovtun Opens in new window

Description This unit explores the powerful mathematical and numeracy ideas that shape children's lives from birth to five years. Students will develop the ability to identify, assess and plan for young children's diverse mathematical and numeracy understandings, whilst using current curriculum frameworks and theoretical underpinnings to guide them. This unit will support students to make connections to mathematics and numeracy in everyday life, develop knowledge of effective pedagogical practices, and develop positive dispositions towards being a teacher of mathematics in the early years.

School Education

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 1 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 4 subject


The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Quiz 20 questions 20 N Individual
Case Study 1,800 words 40 N Individual
Critical Review 1,800 words 40 N Individual

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