The positioning of mathematics in an environmental thematic curriculum
Campbell, Coral 2003, The positioning of mathematics in an environmental thematic curriculum, in Mathematics education research: innovation, networking, opportunity: proceedings of the 26th annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, MERGA Inc., Pymble, N.S.W., pp. 199-206.
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With a crowded curriculum, many primary schools attempt to integrate their key learning areas. One primary school in a large regional city has taken this a step further. Using the ’environment’ as the overarching theme, the key learning areas are interwoven into the teaching of the environment. This has presented some issues when attempting to teach English and Mathematics. These issues and the way the school and teachers solve them are documented in this case-study.
Field of Research
130208 Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy
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