278412

Curriculum and Pedagogy A (Primary)

This course introduces students to the theory and practice of curriculum, pedagogy and assessment in the context of primary school settings in Aotearoa New Zealand guided by commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and tangata whenuatanga.

Course code

Qualifications are made up of courses. Some universities call these papers. Each course is numbered using six digits.

278412

Level

The fourth number of the course code shows the level of the course. For example, in course 219206, the fourth number is a 2, so it is a 200-level course (usually studied in the second year of full-time study).

400-level

Credits

Each course is worth a number of credits. You combine courses (credits) to meet the total number of credits needed for your qualification.

30

Subject

Primary Teaching

Course planning information

Course notes

All assessments must be submitted.

Learning outcomes

What you will learn. Knowledge, skills and attitudes you’ll be able to show as a result of successfully finishing this course.

  • 1 Articulate how Te Ao Māori informs their decisions about curriculum knowledge and pedagogical practice.
  • 2 Examine contextual and research informed aspects of curriculum, pedagogy and assessment relevant to the context of Aotearoa New Zealand, within and across learning areas and disciplines
  • 3 Design rich and engaging teaching and learning experiences that align with the New Zealand Teaching Council’s Standards for the Teaching Profession

Learning outcomes can change before the start of the semester you are studying the course in.

Assessments

Assessment Learning outcomes assessed Weighting
Written Assignment 1 2 3 0%
Written Assignment 1 2 3 0%
Portfolio 1 2 3 0%

Assessment weightings can change up to the start of the semester the course is delivered in.

You may need to take more assessments depending on where, how, and when you choose to take this course.

Explanation of assessment types

Computer programmes
Computer animation and screening, design, programming, models and other computer work.
Creative compositions
Animations, films, models, textiles, websites, and other compositions.
Exam College or GRS-based (not centrally scheduled)
An exam scheduled by a college or the Graduate Research School (GRS). The exam could be online, oral, field, practical skills, written exams or another format.
Exam (centrally scheduled)
An exam scheduled by Assessment Services (centrally) – you’ll usually be told when and where the exam is through the student portal.
Oral or performance or presentation
Debates, demonstrations, exhibitions, interviews, oral proposals, role play, speech and other performances or presentations.
Participation
You may be assessed on your participation in activities such as online fora, laboratories, debates, tutorials, exercises, seminars, and so on.
Portfolio
Creative, learning, online, narrative, photographic, written, and other portfolios.
Practical or placement
Field trips, field work, placements, seminars, workshops, voluntary work, and other activities.
Simulation
Technology-based or experience-based simulations.
Test
Laboratory, online, multi-choice, short answer, spoken, and other tests – arranged by the school.
Written assignment
Essays, group or individual projects, proposals, reports, reviews, writing exercises, and other written assignments.

Textbooks needed

Textbooks can change. We recommend you wait until at least seven weeks before the semester starts to buy your textbooks.

Compulsory

ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL MATHEMATICS: TEACHING DEVELOPMENTALLY (GLOBAL) 10ED

Author
VAN DE WALLE
ISBN
9781292331393
Edition
10 ED 2019
Publisher
PEARSON

I'VE GOT SOMETHING TO SAY: LEADING YOUNG WRITERS TO AUTHORSHIP

Author
LOANE
ISBN
978-0-473-14260
Edition
2017
Publisher
ARIES PUBLISHING

Highly recommended

TEACHING PRIMARY SCHOOL MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS: EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE

Author
AVERILL & HARVEY (EDS.)
ISBN
9781877398643
Edition
2010
Publisher
NZCER

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LITERACY FOR THE 21ST CENTURY: A BALANCED APPROACH 3ED

Author
TOMPKINS ET AL
ISBN
9781488615719
Edition
3ED 2019
Publisher
PEARSON

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