TEACH100

Literacy and Mathematics in the Early Years

This paper introduces students to what it means to be a teacher and learner of literacy and mathematics in Aotearoa New Zealand in early years settings. Students will gain an understanding of how children develop oral and written language and the importance of talk. The paper includes a focus on the understanding, competence, and critical thinking required to assist children's language and development in ways that are sensitive to their cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Students will also develop an understanding of how children play and think mathematically. There will be a focus on conceptual understanding and building teacher content knowledge in literacy and mathematics.

This paper introduces students to what it means to be a teacher and learner of literacy and mathematics in Aotearoa New Zealand in early years settings. Students will gain an understanding of how children develop oral and written language and the importance of talk. The paper includes a focus on the understanding, competence, and critical thinking required to assist children's language and development in ways that are sensitive to their cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Students will also develop an understanding of how children play and think mathematically. There will be a focus on conceptual understanding and building teacher content knowledge in literacy and mathematics.

Paper Information

Points: 15.0
Internal assessment / examination: 100:0
Restriction(s): TEMS120, TEAL120

Note: This paper is taught partially online.

Trimesters and Locations

Occurrence Code When taught Where taught
21B (HAM)B Trimester : 12 Jul 2021 - 7 Nov 2021 Hamilton
21B (TGA)B Trimester : 12 Jul 2021 - 7 Nov 2021 Tauranga

Timetabled Lectures

The Timetable for 2021 is not available.


Indicative Fees

Fees for 2021 are not yet available.


Paper Outlines

The following 2020 paper outlines are available for TEACH100. Please contact the Faculty or School office for details on 2021 outlines.

Additional Information

Available Subjects:  Disciplinary Foundation Papers | Teaching

Other available years: Literacy and Mathematics in the Early Years - TEACH100 (2020) , Literacy and Mathematics in the Early Years - TEACH100 (2019) , Literacy and Mathematics in the Early Years - TEACH100 (2018)

Paper details current as of : 23 September 2020 12:13pm
Indicative fees current as of : 4 June 2020 3:25pm

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