Didactics of Mathematics in Basic School

Course code

MLM7504.DT

old course code

Course title in Estonian

Põhikooli matemaatika õpetamise metoodika

Course title in English

Didactics of Mathematics in Basic School

ECTS credits

5.0

Assessment form

Examination

lecturer of 2023/2024 Spring semester

Not opened for teaching. Click the study programme link below to see the nominal division schedule.

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. The objective of the subject is to provide the main methodological knowledge for teaching mathematics in basic school.

Brief description of the course

General description of the course of mathematics in basic school. Formation of the definition of number: natural numbers, integers, rational numbers. Methodology for teaching identity variations, whole- and fractional expressions, linear and quadratic equations. Preparatory instruction in the definition of function, simple functional correlations. Geometry, the objectives and methodology of teaching geometry. Equality and similarity of configurations. The methodology of discussing the trigonometry of the right-angled triangle. Formation of the definitions of areas and volumes. Development of statistical thinking, the elements of statistics and the theory of probability in basic school

Learning outcomes in the course

Upon completing the course the student:

- Is knowledgeable about mathematics curriculum and its structure;

- Knows about the didactics of teaching mathematical concepts and solving

exercises that are included into secondary mathematics curriculum.

- Is knowledgeable about mathematics curriculum and its structure;

- Knows about the didactics of teaching mathematical concepts and solving

exercises that are included into secondary mathematics curriculum.

Teacher

dots Madis Lepik

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