Report on Teaching and Learning of Decimal Numeration and Operations at Year 6 level – GradSchoolPapers.com

You are required to write a report on the teaching and learning of Decimal Numeration and Operations at Year 6 level. Your report should demonstrate your understanding of the approaches, materials, activities, and issues for teaching and learning the topic at this level. The report should demonstrate your understanding of the way in which mathematical ideas are developed with primary school children and show evidence of your wide reading and research on the topic and demonstrate your ability to select high quality materials and activities to support the teaching of the topic. It should be well structured, well written and properly referenced. You must adhere to the principles of academic honesty, which includes citing your sources.
The report should demonstrate your understanding of:
* The content of the lectures presented in this unit related to these topics,
* The content of relevant sections of the following texts:
Set Text:
Reys, R., Lindquist, M., Lambdin, D., Smith, N., Rogers, A., Falle, J., Frid, S. & Bennett, S. (2012). Helping Children Learn Mathematics . Milton, QLD: Wiley. (If you did not purchase this book last year, you need to do so now from the VU bookshop.) and
Recommended Reading
Booker, G., Bond, D., Briggs, J., Sparrow, L. & Swan, P. (2010). Teaching Primary Mathematics, fourth edition. Frenchs Forest NSW: Pearson.
Bobis, J., Mulligan, J. & Lowrie, T. (2004). Mathematics for Children. Sydney: Pearson Prentice Hall.
* The sequences for teaching,
* The relevant sections of the curriculum,
* The recommended approaches and activities for teaching and learning the topic,
* The most appropriate models and materials for developing the concepts, in terms of relevant research,
* Common misconceptions in learning about decimals and how they might be addressed,
* The key mathematical ideas in the teaching of the topic
* Where the topic fits into the primary school curriculum, ie what comes after it and what comes before it.
* The issues in the teaching and learning of this topic
* The importance of this topic in learning of mathematics across the domain.
Marking Criteria
The report demonstrates your understanding of:
The content of the lectures presented in this unit related to these topics, (10%)
The content of relevant sections of the specified texts for this unit, (10%)
The sequences for teaching, (7%)
The relevant sections of the curriculum, (3%)
The recommended approaches and activities for teaching and learning the topic, (10%)
The most appropriate models and materials for developing the concepts, in terms of relevant research, (10%)
Common misconceptions in learning about decimals and how they might be addressed, (10%)
The key mathematical ideas in the teaching of the topic, (10%)
Where the topic fits into the primary school curriculum, ie what comes after it and what comes before it. (10%)
The issues in the teaching and learning of this topic (10%)
The importance of this topic in learning of mathematics across the domain (10%)