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On completing this module the student should be able to provide evidence of how she/he has:
1. Developed their pedagogical content knowledge and skills, including:
a. skills of noticing as a teacher
b. skills in questioning for learning
c. skills in sequencing content
d. skills in devising, choosing or modifying tasks related to specified learning objectives.
2. Developed their specialised content knowledge
3. Developed their skills in constructing a mathematics lesson aligning with the TRU Framework (Schoenfeld, 2014)
4. Communicated mathematics effectively to learners and developed key transferrable skills in presentation
5. Developed key transferrable skills as relevant to the profession of teaching
6. Developed their ability to critically reflect on events.
7. Developed their identity as a mathematics teacher and member of the teaching community.
Implementing pedagogical theory in the post-primary classroom
Curriculum based teaching and learning
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
|Seminar (or Webinar)||
Students should have participated in MATH10410.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Assignment: Special project: research lesson||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Essay: Developing knowledge and skills for teaching mathematics||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Continuous Assessment: Weekly reflection on teaching & learning practices||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Remediation Type||Remediation Timing|
|In-Module Resit||Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board|
• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Peer review activities
• Self-assessment activities
Alternative Linear Conversion Grade Scale is used for this module. Feedback will be given within three weeks of all assessments. Additional formative assessment may be requested by students on an individual basis.
|Dr Mary Cunneen||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Aoibhinn Ni Shuilleabhain||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32||Mon 14:00 - 14:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32||Mon 17:00 - 17:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32||Thurs 13:00 - 13:50|