War On Waste – Use Secondary Maths to Measure Waste

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Cool Australia’s War On Waste lessons have been developed in partnership with Lune Media and with support from the Australian Environmental Grantmakers Network.

 

 

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 7 to 9 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.

Download the course brochure here.

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 ongoing access.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

This course is on-demand and for private study. Learn at your own pace and at times that suit you. Get a certificate when you finish.

WHAT ARE THE CURRICULUM LINKS?

  • Mathematics: Year 7 to 9
  • 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 except NSW
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.

TQI accreditation is currently under application and expected to be approved for commencement at 23rd of October, 2020

 

WHO ARE THE INSTRUCTORS?

 

Mark Drummond from Cool Australia is your course teacher. He has worked in the education sector for over 11 years as a classroom teacher, Leader of Pedagogy within an Ed-Tech startup and as an educational consultant. Mark is an absolute science nerd and loves talking about dinosaurs as much as he loves talking about education (which is a lot)!

 

 

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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