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EDUC472 Primary Curriculum 1

Engaging across curriculum learning areas and developing pedagogically appropriate teaching approaches.

Welcome to EDUC 472 Primary Curriculum 1. The curriculum in primary classrooms should be engaging, authentic and hands-on, and this is the approach taken in each of the areas in this paper. All curriculum areas are covered in this paper with an emphasis on English and Mathematics. Planning, assessment, pedagogy and engagement and integrated curriculum are other aspects that are covered.

Paper title Primary Curriculum 1
Paper code EDUC472
Subject Education
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (16 January 2017 - 21 June 2017)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,929.25
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $6,400.00

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Limited to
MTchgLn
Notes
Primary Education only.
Contact
Dr Bilinda Offen, bilinda.offen@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Paper Co-ordinators: Dr Bilinda Offen (Mathematics) and Dr Sandra Williamson-Leadley (Technology)
Other staff: Associate Professor David Bell (Visual Art); Dr Suzanne Renner (Dance); Dr Steven Sexton (Science); Dr Jane Tilson (English); Dr Susan Sandretto (Critical Literacy and Learning Languages); Catherine Morrison (Health and Physical Education); Raylene Galvin (Social Sciences); Trish Wells (Drama)
Teaching Arrangements
Programme is delivered face-to-face.
Textbooks
Jorgensen, R. & Dole, S. (2011). Teaching Mathematics in Primary Schools (2nd Edition). Crows Nest, NSW: Allen & Unwin.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
By the end of this paper, student teachers will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate a sound understanding of the New Zealand Curriculum in the primary school context;
  2. Apply the New Zealand Curriculum to the diverse learning needs of year 1-8 students using evidence-based approaches;
  3. Critically engage with a range of theoretical approaches to teaching and learning;
  4. Plan effectively, identifying appropriate learning intentions, teaching and learning approaches, resources, and assessment strategies to engage diverse learners across curriculum areas; and,
  5. Demonstrate the ability to incorporate te reo Māori me ngā tikanga Māori in their educational setting.
Paper Structure
The nature and purpose of the New Zealand Curriculum and Te Marautanga o Aotearoa including principles, vision, key competencies, values and attitudes, and the learning areas
  • The nature and purpose of each curriculum area (Literacy, Mathematics, Science, Social Sciences, The Arts, Technology, Health/Physical Education, Learning Languages)
  • The progression of learning in each curriculum area
Processes of planning, designing, assessing and evaluating pedagogically appropriate approaches to deliver the New Zealand Curriculum and Te Marautanga o Aotearoa
  • Diagnostic assessment for English and Mathematic
  • Resource selection, development, use and evaluation
Pedagogy & Engagement
  • Teacher learner relationships
  • Teacher values and beliefs
  • Ways of working
  • Engagement with learning theories
  • Theorising pedagogy
  • Assessment for Learning
  • Strategies and techniques for questioning
  • ICT as teaching and learning tools
  • Multi literacies
Critical engagement with current research findings and initiatives in curriculum learning areas
  • Integrated curriculum Models, for example:
    • Interdisciplinary
    • Problem based
    • Theme based

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (16 January 2017 - 21 June 2017)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 13:00-13:50 3
Monday 14:00-15:50 3
AND
B1 Monday 09:00-10:50 4
Monday 11:00-11:50 4
Monday 13:00-15:50 4
Tuesday 13:00-13:50 4
Tuesday 15:00-16:50 4
AND
C1 Monday 13:00-13:50 7
Monday 13:00-14:50 8
Tuesday 13:00-13:50 7
Tuesday 13:00-14:50 8
Tuesday 15:00-16:50 7
AND
E1 Monday 13:00-14:50 13
Tuesday 13:00-14:50 13
AND
F1 Monday 13:00-14:50 9-10, 14-15
Tuesday 13:00-14:50 9-10
AND
G1 Monday 13:00-14:50 11-12
Tuesday 13:00-14:50 11-12
AND
H1 Tuesday 13:00-14:50 14-15, 23-25
AND
I1 Monday 13:00-14:50 24-25

Engaging across curriculum learning areas and developing pedagogically appropriate teaching approaches.

Welcome to EDUC 472 Primary Curriculum 1. The curriculum in primary classrooms should be engaging, authentic and hands-on, and this is the approach taken in each of the areas in this paper. All curriculum areas are covered in this paper with an emphasis on English and Mathematics. Planning, assessment, pedagogy and engagement and integrated curriculum are other aspects that are covered.

Paper title Primary Curriculum 1
Paper code EDUC472
Subject Education
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (15 January 2018 - 22 June 2018)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

^ Top of page

Limited to
MTchgLn
Notes
Primary Education only.
Contact
Dr Bilinda Offen, bilinda.offen@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Paper Co-ordinators: Dr Bilinda Offen (Mathematics) and Dr Sandra Williamson-Leadley (Technology)
Other staff: Associate Professor David Bell (Visual Arts); Dr Suzanne Renner (Dance); Dr Steven Sexton (Science); Dr Jane Tilson (English); Dr Susan Sandretto (Critical Literacy and Learning Languages); Catherine Morrison (Health and Physical Education); Raylene Galvin (Social Sciences); Trish Wells (Drama)
Teaching Arrangements
Programme is delivered face-to-face.
Paper Structure
The nature and purpose of the New Zealand Curriculum and Te Marautanga o Aotearoa including principles, vision, key competencies, values and attitudes, and the learning areas
  • The nature and purpose of each curriculum area (Literacy, Mathematics, Science, Social Sciences, The Arts, Technology, Health/Physical Education, Learning Languages)
  • The progression of learning in each curriculum area
Processes of planning, designing, assessing and evaluating pedagogically appropriate approaches to deliver the New Zealand Curriculum and Te Marautanga o Aotearoa
  • Diagnostic assessment for English and Mathematics
  • Resource selection, development, use and evaluation
Pedagogy & Engagement
  • Teacher learner relationships
  • Teacher values and beliefs
  • Ways of working
  • Engagement with learning theories
  • Theorising pedagogy
  • Assessment for Learning
  • Strategies and techniques for questioning
  • ICT as teaching and learning tools
  • Multi literacies
Critical engagement with current research findings and initiatives in curriculum learning areas
  • Integrated curriculum Models, for example:
    • Interdisciplinary
    • Problem based
    • Theme based
Textbooks
Jorgensen, R. & Dole, S. (2011). Teaching Mathematics in Primary Schools (2nd Edition). Crows Nest, NSW: Allen & Unwin.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
By the end of this paper, student teachers will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate a sound understanding of the New Zealand Curriculum in the primary school context;
  2. Apply the New Zealand Curriculum to the diverse learning needs of year 1-8 students using evidence-based approaches;
  3. Critically engage with a range of theoretical approaches to teaching and learning;
  4. Plan effectively, identifying appropriate learning intentions, teaching and learning approaches, resources, and assessment strategies to engage diverse learners across curriculum areas; and,
  5. Demonstrate the ability to incorporate te reo Māori me ngā tikanga Māori in their educational setting.

^ Top of page

Timetable

1st Non standard period (15 January 2018 - 22 June 2018)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Tuesday 14:00-15:50 3
Friday 11:00-12:50 3
AND
B1 Monday 09:00-10:50 4
Tuesday 14:00-15:50 4
Wednesday 11:00-12:50 4
Thursday 14:00-15:50 4
Friday 09:00-10:50 4
AND
C1 Monday 13:00-14:50 7-11
Tuesday 13:00-14:50 7-11
AND
D1 Monday 13:00-14:50 12-13, 15
AND
E1 Tuesday 13:00-14:50 15
AND
F1 Tuesday 13:00-14:50 23-24
AND
G1 Monday 13:00-14:50 24-25