Course title in Estonian
Gümnaasiumi matemaatika õpetamise metoodika
Course title in English
Didactics of Mathematics in Secondary School
approximate amount of contact lessons
lecturer of 2019/2020 Spring semester
Madis Lepik (eesti keel) tavaline kursus
lecturer of 2020/2021 Autumn semester
lecturer not assigned
To give an overview of didactical questions related to teaching of mathematics at high-school level and beyond.
Brief description of the course
General description of the secondary mathematics curriculum. Curricula for different types of high school. The extension of the notion of real number: rational and irrational numbers. Real numbers in everyday life, approximate computations. Methodology of teaching of equations and inequalities. Elements of vector calculus and trigonometry in gymnasium. Coordinate method, equations of several curves. Elementary functions. Notions of limit, derivative and integral, their applications. Statistics and theory of probability in secondary school. Straight lines and planes in 3-dimensional space. State examinations in mathematics and their effect for teaching mathematics.