The course deals with mathematics education in the early years related to the current curriculum, especially 1st and 2nd grade, with emphasis on students 'opportunities for mathematical concept learning, students' developmental features and learning processes in mathematics. In the course, the students are introduced to and will familiarize themselves with, evaluate and master the subject content, relevant academic tools, techniques and forms of expression in mathematics that promote good learning processes and progression among the pupils. Great attention is paid to play, problem solving and inquiry as an approach to learning mathematics. Reasoning, argumentation and communication in mathematics are key concepts in the course.
The subject in practice
During the 5 days in teaching practice, it will be arranged for the student to gain experience with the use of various teaching resources in mathematics and student-active teaching methods
The teaching will be given in the form of joint teaching, seminars, practical exercises, problem solving in groups, oral presentations and guidance. Digital software is used where appropriate.
It's requirements for attendance at parts of the teaching given on Canvas at the start of the semester.
The course has an expected scope of work of 267 hours.
It is included 5 days practice for the teacher education students. This is a preparation for the teaching practice in the 8th semester.
Other students will perform a didactic work of similar scope as practice.
The teacher education students
Faculty of Engineering and Science