Maths Subject Knowledge: Understanding Numbers (FutureLearn)

Maths Subject Knowledge: Understanding Numbers (FutureLearn)
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Maths Subject Knowledge: Understanding Numbers (FutureLearn)
Learn how numbers really work by understanding the underlying structures of everyday maths with this course for teachers. Improve your subject knowledge of numbers as part of the maths curriculum. We use numbers every day, but do we really appreciate how they work? There are lots of fascinating connections and patterns to explore once you delve into the mathematical structure of how simple numbers work.

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On this course, you will develop an understanding of the underlying mathematical structure of everyday mathematics.

You will learn why mathematical methods work and find the connections between different areas of maths so that you can appreciate the interconnected nature of different maths topics.


Syllabus


Week 1: Number systems

Week 2: Multiples, factors and primes

Week 3: Negative numbers and exact numbers

Week 4: Number sequences


What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

- Explore how the number system we use every day actually works

- Investigate patterns created when exploring factors of numbers, multiples of numbers and prime factorisation of numbers

- Explain when and why two negatives make a positive

- Describe the order in which operations are performed

- Explore a variety of different number sequences


Who is the course for?

This course is designed for teachers and educators who don’t have a specialism in maths but wish to learn mathematical methods and improve their understanding.

This includes:

- new teachers, student teachers or people just about to start their teaching career who are interested in increasing their mathematical subject knowledge

- inexperienced teachers of mathematics for whom mathematics was not a major part of their degree

- non-specialist teachers of mathematics whose expertise lies elsewhere.

- teachers of science

- teachers of technology, engineering, and other related subjects

- parents wishing to support their children.



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This course is designed for teachers and educators who don’t have a specialism in maths but wish to learn mathematical methods and improve their understanding.

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