Cluster 5 Unit 12 – CHCEDS307A Support the development of numeracy skills

Cluster 5 Unit 12 CHCEDS307A Support the development of numeracy skills

Identify the skills and knowledge required by students to make meaning of numbers and basic computations

http://www.curriculumsupport.education.nsw.gov.au/secondary/mathematics/numeracy/what/index.htm

ACARA (Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority) sets the standards and expectations of what students will need to know (scope) and when the need to know particular skills (sequence).

Mathematics across Foundation to Year 12

http://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au/Mathematics/Mathematics-across-foundation-to-year-12

http://dorakmt.tripod.com/mtd/glosmath.html

and complete the activity.

Assessment Activity 4

Intervention Strategies for Mathematics Teachers

http://www.glencoe.com/sec/teachingtoday/subject/intervention_strategies.phtml

18 iPad uses: How classrooms are benefiting from Apple’s tablets

http://www.educationdive.com/news/18-ipad-uses-how-classrooms-are-benefiting-from-apples-tablets/68569/

Assessment Activity 6

From your reading above, select three strategies that can be applied to strengthen struggling students’ mathematic skills.

Education support officers often manage a school’s Quick Smart program.

QuickSmart Mathematics Intervention Program

http://www.une.edu.au/simerr/quicksmart/pages/qsmathematics-intervention.php

 Assessment Activity 9

ACARA also publishes student work sample portfolios.

See http://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au

Follow the below link.  This one is for Year 1 Mathematics.

http://www.acara.edu.au/curriculum/worksamples/Year_1_Mathematics_Portfolio_Below.pdf

The work shown here is rated as unsatisfactory.  Look at pages 10 and 11 – the section on coins.

What interesting fact is observable and reportable to the classroom teacher?

If the link does not work, click here and follow the prompts.

http://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au/mathematics/Curriculum/F-10?layout=1

Assessment Activity 10

http://www.une.edu.au/simerr/quicksmart/pages/qsmathematics-intervention.php

List the three key steps to implement a QuickSmart program.

Encourage the development of self-reliance in numeracy through positive feedback

Positive Reinforcement

http://aprimaryschoolteacher.wordpress.com/tag/positive-reinforcement/

Ashley Azzopari

 

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