Provides an opportunity for teachers to critique historical number systems as a way of illuminating theoretical issues, and informing their teaching practice, around learning number and place value concepts.
Do you have an interest in the decimal place-value system? In this course you will critique a variety of ancient number systems as well as our modern place-value system to illuminate mathematical issues and their potential impact on learners. By the time you complete this course you will have developed a deeper understanding of our decimal place system, equipping you to notice the misconceptions presented by some children and respond to their learning needs appropriately in order to boost their academic outcomes.
To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURRIC 714 A and B.
Currently scheduled classes
2021 Epsom (Semester 2): Weekly lecture on Thursdays from 4:30 - 7:30pm
Take this course
This course can be taken as a taught course in the following programmes:
- Postgraduate Diploma in Education
- Postgraduate Certificate in Education
- Bachelor of Education (Teaching) (Honours)
- Master of Education
- Master of Professional Studies in Education
Ministry of Education course subsidies
Primary and Intermediate teachers may be eligible for a Ministry of Education fees subsidy for this course. Click here for more information.