Pangarau: Mathematics

    Course details

    • Code: TECE.7023
    • Fee: $744*
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Early Childhood
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class60 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 1
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)

Course Aim

In this course students will develop knowledge, skills and understandings of Māori and Western theories, approaches and subject knowledge which will empower them in supporting children's development of mathematical thinking, language, concepts and skills. The role of the teacher in supporting children's learning will be examined and students will be introduced to a range of resources.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Identify and apply bicultural mathematical language, concepts and processes.
  2. Critically reflect on Western and Māori theories and approaches to mathematical development and give examples of the relevance of these theories to their own practice.
  3. Discuss teaching strategies which are effective in supporting infants’, toddlers’, and young children’s mathematical learning including bicultural aspects.
  4. Critically evaluate resources for supporting infants, toddlers and young children in mathematical learning.
  5. Plan for the development of infant’s, toddler’s and young children’s mathematical learning.

*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017