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Understanding Secondary Maths Concepts

Introduction to curriculum strands

What makes a great maths teacher?

In this course, 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.

This course has a four-week teaching period requiring a total of approximately 40 hours of learning. All course learning materials are available on demand.

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 course, 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.
  • This optional assessment is due at the beginning of week 7
Course Credit
Unspecified Creditarrow
This Microcredential represents 0.25 units towards 1.0 unit of credit.

The Microcredential can be taken as a stand-alone course. Additionally, it can be combined with other Microcredentials offered by UniSQ to achieve a total of 1.0 unit of credit. Partial credit cannot be awarded. To be eligible for credit you must successfully complete a stack of UniSQ Microcredentials that, when combined, equal 1.0 unit of credit.  

The combined stack of Microcredentials can be used to apply for unspecified credit towards a program, provided the program rules allow it. To apply credit, you must first meet all of the program admission requirements and there must be elective space within the program and approval from the Program Director.

Understanding Secondary Maths Concepts

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