Didactics of Mathematics
Course code
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Course title in Estonian
Matemaatika didaktika
Course title in English
Didactics of Mathematics
ECTS credits
Assessment form
lecturer of 2023/2024 Spring semester
Madis Lepik (language of instruction:Estonian)
Annika Volt (language of instruction:Estonian)
lecturer of 2024/2025 Autumn semester
Not opened for teaching. Click the study programme link below to see the nominal division schedule.
Course aims
Major. To further the students basic knowledge of planning, realization and reflection in mathematics teaching.
Brief description of the course
Didactics of mathematics as a research domain.
Theories of mathematical learning. Mathematical abilities. Learning difficulties.Meaningful learning.
Objectives of mathematics education, cognitive and affective taxonomy of learning. Planning mathematics teaching. The structure of mathematics lessons. Teaching methods: Development of mathematical concepts; Skills training; Problem solving; Proofs and proveing; Practical tasks in mathematics; Home assignments.
Assessment and grading in mathematics.
The teacher of mathematics: style and efficiency.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- knows basic theories in mathematics education;
- is able to plan and analyze mathematics lessons.

Madis Lepik
Additional information
Loengutes-seminarides osalemine on soovituslik.