TEACHING AND LEARNING MATHEMATICS

Course Information
TitleΔΙΔΑΣΚΑΛΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΜΑΘΗΣΗ ΜΑΘΗΜΑΤΙΚΩΝ ΕΝΝΟΙΩΝ-ΕΦΑΡΜΟΓΕΣ / TEACHING AND LEARNING MATHEMATICS
CodeΕ.1.229
FacultyEducation
SchoolEarly Childhood Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorVasileia Christidou
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID80000291

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
600110213
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The aim of the course is the understanding of Mathematics and the particularities of their teaching, the acquisition of relevant scientific knowledge and the development of skills regarding methematics teaching.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Design and manage projects
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course examines the teaching development of mathematical concepts in preschool and early school age (space, geometry, qualitative properties and relations, numbers and mesure). Specificities of mathematical concepts are analyzed, related difficulties of the children are presented and the development of mathematical activity and material is studied. The course provides necessary and specialized knowledge for the design of mathematics teaching with relevant tasks, games and material.
Keywords
mathematics, mathematical activity, early mathematics education
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Slides, photos and videos. Use of blackboard. On line communication and exchange.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures26
Reading Assigment3
Internship3
Total32
Student Assessment
Description
Final written examination Two interim assignements
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
ΤΖΕΚΑΚΗ Μ. (2007). Μικρά παιδιά, μεγάλα μαθηματικά νοήματα. ΑΘΗΝΑ: GUTENBERG (Tzekaki, M.(2007). Little kids, big mathematical meanings. Athens: Gutenberg) ή ΚΑΦΟΥΣΗ Σ./ ΣΚΟΥΜΠΟΥΡΔΗ Χ. Τα μαθηματικά των παιδιών 4-6 ετών, αριθμοί και χώρος ΑΘΗΝΑ: ΠΑΤΑΚΗΣ (Kafousi, S. & Skoumbourdi, C.(2008). Mathematics for 4-6 years old children, numeber and space. Athens: Patakis)
Additional bibliography for study
- Clements, D.H. & Samara, J. (eds.). (2004). Engaging Young Children In Mathematics: Standards for Early Childhood Mathematics Education. LEA Publishers. - Ginsburg, H. P., Greenes, C., & Balfanz, R. (2003). Big Math for Little Kids. Parsippany, NJ: Dale Seymour Publications. - Mansfield, H., Pateman, N.A. & Bednarz, N. (Ed.). (1996). Mathematics for Tommorrow's Young Children. Dordrecht/Boston/London: Kluwer Academic Publishers. - Saracha, O. & Spodek, B. (eds.). (2008). Contemporary Perspectives on Mathematics in Early Childhood Education. Charlotte, NC: IAP.
Last Update
10-06-2013