Primary Science & Technology

Unit Code: 101583

Contact hours: 10 hours per week

Unit Description

This unit will focus on developing scientific and technological pedagogical content knowledge appropriate for teaching science and technology for students in the K-6 years. It models appropriate pedagogical and pedagogical content knowledge.

You will use collaborative social learning situations to develop content knowledge, along with interpersonal and communication skills. The pedagogies modelled will be inclusive and demonstrate how scientific and technological learning experiences can be developed to cater for the needs of the diverse groups of student learners in primary schools.

You will also learn about engaging science and technology activities that empower primary school students and create futures for students where the capacity to engage with and critically evaluate scientific and technological activity will become increasingly necessary.

Throughout the unit you will focus on yourself as a learner, and reflect on the implications of your learning and the learning of others in their future professional practice.

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