Understanding Secondary Maths Concepts (UMA8011)

Introduction to curriculum strands

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Understanding Secondary Maths Concepts

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What makes a great maths teacher?

In this minicourse, students will be asked to reflect on their beliefs around mathematics and think about what makes a great maths teacher. Students will also consider their current maths skills as well as the language and communication approaches that are known to work best.

About the course

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to:

  • Review and consolidate specialist knowledge of areas of mathematics
  • Present and communicate teaching a maths concept effectively
  • Communicate including using ICT to represent mathematical ideas

What topics will you cover?

  • Beliefs about teaching maths
  • Communication and language in mathematics
  • Review of number and algebra strands
  • Review of measurement and geometry strands
  • Review of statistics and probability strands


To be eligible for a digital badge for this minicourse, you will need to successfully complete an assessment which includes

  • Choose out of mathematical concepts provided. Record yourself explaining two concepts.
  • Journal of reflections as you developed how to explain it – things you struggled with yourself – metacognitive aspect.

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16 August 2021
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11 October 2021
Start date: 11 Oct 2021

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