Use Primary Maths to Measure Waste

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 I’ve been looking for different ways to teach maths. This course is exactly what I wanted – Rohan
 This course provides a wealth of ideas about how to teach about waste and litter – Lucy
 A fantastic online course. Inspiring, relevant, concise, and useful for any primary teacher – Bronwyn

WHAT WILL I LEARN?
This course will help you provide real-life learning experiences that develop students’ maths skills and understandings. You will learn:

  • How to use student-led waste audits as part of Year 1 to Year 6 maths lessons.
  • How to identify about the different types of waste and litter at your school.
  • Different methods for collecting and representing waste data.
  • How to differentiate your teaching and extend students’ learning.

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HOW LONG DOES IT GO FOR?

This course will take you 2 hours to complete. Enjoy it in one session or spread it out over a few weeks. You will have access for 1 year.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

This course is on-demand and for private study. Enjoy the course with your team or enrol independently. Learn at your own pace and at times that suit you. Get a certificate when you finish.

WHAT ARE THE CURRICULUM LINKS?

  • Mathematics: Year 1 to Year 6
  • General capabilities: Numeracy, Critical and Creative Thinking
  • Cross curriculum priorities: Sustainability

IS IT ACCREDITED FOR PD HOURS?

This course is mapped to the Professional Standards for Teachers. It is accredited for teacher professional development hours in the following states and territories:
Proficient Teacher – all states and territories
2.5.2 Apply knowledge and understanding of effective teaching strategies to support students’ literacy and numeracy achievement.
3.3.2 Plan and implement well-structured learning and teaching programs or lesson sequences that engage students and promote learning
3.4.2 Select and/or create and use a range of resources, including ICT, to engage students in their learning.
Highly Accomplished Teacher – all states and territories except NSW
2.5.3 Support colleagues to implement effective teaching strategies to improve students’ literacy and numeracy achievement.
3.3.3 Support colleagues to select and apply effective teaching strategies to develop knowledge, skills, problem solving and Critical and Creative Thinking.
3.4.3 Assist colleagues to create, select and use a wide range of resources, including ICT, to engage students in their learning.

TQI ACT LogoCool Australia is endorsed to provide TQI Registered Professional Development for ACT teachers accredited at Proficient or Highly Accomplished Teacher.

 

In NSW, Cool Australia is endorsed to provide NESA Registered Professional Development for teachers accredited at Proficient Teacher.

 

VIC DET SPP Logo SmlCool Australia acknowledges the support of the Victorian Department of Education and Training through the Strategic Partnerships Program.

 

WHO IS THE COURSE TEACHER?

Kirsty Costa is an award-winning teacher and mentor who has helped thousands of teachers grow in their profession. She started her education career as a classroom teacher in Australia and Japan. She left to become an educational consultant in early learning, primary and secondary. And now Kirsty lives in her element by facilitating online courses and delivering key note addresses to teachers across the country.

 

As a not-for-profit organisation all revenue from our Professional Development courses is reinvested into providing teachers with the resources to become the designers of exceptional learning.

 

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