Course Code: PIPP1203 • Study year: I • Academic Year: 2022-2023
Domain: Education Sciences • Field of study: Pedagogy of primary and preschool education
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Valer Daniel Breaz
Seminar tutor: Ioan Lucian Popa
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class / Seminary
Number of teaching hours per semester: 56
Number of teaching hours per week: 4
Semester: Summer
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 4

Course aims:

Formation and capacity to communicate using mathematical language.
Development of interest and motivation for the study and application of mathematics in various contexts.
Passing from the image of the educator transmitter information from the organizer of various learning activities for all children, depending on their own level and pace of development of each.

Course Entry Requirements:


Course contents:

1. Objectives of mathematical activities. 2. Objectives and framework of reference. 3. Pedagogical and methodological bases of mathematical activities. 4. Development of sensations and perceptions through direct actions with objects. 5. Srting skills training, writing, classification by common characteristics. 6. Creation of a global assessment by implementing pairs. 7. Training of mathematical language. 8. Sets. 9. Training notions of natural numbers and operations with integers. 10. Addition and subtraction. 11. Mathematical game. 12. Assessment in mathematical activities.

Teaching methods:

Lecture, discussion, exemplification.

Learning outcomes:

After following this course students will be able to: -to use the correct terminology in various contexts and mathematics; -To identify methods for solving exercises and problems that arise in mathematics; -to succeed application in different contexts of teaching methods;

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Final evaluation – 50%; Seminar activities – 50%.

Recommended reading:

Biehler R., Scholz R.W., Strasser R, Didactics of Mathematics as a Scientific Discipline, Springer , 2002
Chris Confer, Teaching Number Sense: Kindergarten, - , 2005
Sue Fox, Liz Surtees, Mathematics Across the Curriculum: Problem-Solving, Reasoning and Numeracy in Primary Schools, Continuum , 2010
Richard R Skemp, Mathematics in the Primary School (Subjects in the Primary School Series), Routledge , 1992