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    Explores practical implementation of the primary English, and mathematics curriculum, using final year placements as contexts. Requires students to link practice and theory whilst building on their English and mathematical content knowledge.

    About this paper

    Paper title English and Mathematics 4
    Subject Education
    EFTS 0.15
    Points 18 points
    Teaching period(s) Semester 2 (On campus)
    Semester 2 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $937.50
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    EDCR 331
    Limited to
    Primary Education and Te Pōkai Mātauranga o te Ao Rua (Primary Bicultural Education) students only.

    Programme Coordinator:  Andrea Robertson

    Teaching staff

    Andrea Robertson and Angela Miller (Dunedin)

    Julie Mynes (Invercargill)


    Required Texts:  these will be provided on e-Reserve.

    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Information literacy.
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    Learning Outcomes

    At the conclusion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Critically evaluate understanding of English and Mathematics in the New Zealand Curriculum through reflective teaching practices.
    2. Adapt, use and evaluate a range of theoretical and research based approaches to effective teaching and learning and assessment.
    3. Select, justify, and make effective use of a range of appropriate diagnostic, formative and summative assessment strategies.
    4. Critically examine the efficacy of New Zealand Curriculum English and Mathematics in relation to international educational trends and research.
    5. Demonstrate appropriate integration and implementation of  te reo Māori and te ao Māori in an authentic context within English and Mathematics learning areas.
    6. Design, plan and critically evaluate inclusive programmes in English and Mathematics  that cater for the identified needs of all children (including those who have English as a second or additional language).


    Semester 2

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system


    Stream Days Times Weeks
    A1 Wednesday 15:00-15:50 29-33, 40-41


    Stream Days Times Weeks
    Attend one stream from
    A1 Thursday 08:00-09:50 29-33, 40-41
    A2 Thursday 10:00-11:50 29-33, 40-41
    A3 Thursday 13:00-14:50 29-33, 40-41
    AND one stream from
    B1 Thursday 08:00-09:50 29-33, 40-41
    B2 Thursday 08:00-09:50 29-33, 40-41
    B3 Friday 08:00-09:50 29-33, 40-41

    Semester 2

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system


    Stream Days Times Weeks
    A1 Tuesday 09:00-10:50 29-33, 40-41
    Tuesday 12:30-14:20 29-33, 40-41
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