The enhancement–lesson–reflection: a resource manual for science and mathematics learning and teaching

Woolcott, G. and Scott, A. and Norton, M. and Whannell, R. and Galligan, L. and Marshman, M. and Pfeiffer, L. and Wines, C. (2017) The enhancement–lesson–reflection: a resource manual for science and mathematics learning and teaching. Government Report. Australian Government Department of Education and Training , Canberra, Australia. [Report]

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Abstract

This project is designed to improve mathematics and science teaching in Australian schools by engaging pre-service teachers with the mathematics and science that underpins everyday life in Australian regional communities. The project draws together the strengths of university mathematicians, scientists, and specialist educators to enhance the higher education mathematics and science education curriculum framework by grounding it in the practical contexts that are an integral part of our daily lives. In so doing, 'It's part of my life' addresses two critical issues in mathematics and science education: lack of teacher confidence, and lack of student interest. Along with a flexible and adaptive, scalable model for embedding real-world contexts and related teaching strategies into curriculum, project outcomes include an open educational resource of evaluated and documented real-life scenarios for inclusion in curriculum across all educational levels, tools for evaluating new scenarios, and increased networking amongst university researchers, specialist educators and members of the wider community.


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Additional Information: This resource manual was developed through the project 'It’s part of my life: engaging university and community to enhance science and mathematics education'. With the exception of the Commonwealth Coat of Arms, and where otherwise noted, all material presented in this document is provided under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. The details of the relevant licence conditions are available on the Creative Commons website (accessible using the links provided) as is the full legal code for the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Faculty / Department / School: Current - Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences - School of Agricultural, Computational and Environmental Sciences
Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2018 05:40
Last Modified: 04 Apr 2018 05:40
Fields of Research : 13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130208 Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/33933

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