Teaching Mathematics: Overcoming Miscommunication
Address common misconceptions and improve the mathematical literacy of your secondary school learners with this online course from the University of Southern Queensland.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for educators at secondary school level who want to improve their communication skills when teaching mathematical concepts.
It’s particularly suited to those new to teaching mathematics, including newly qualified teachers, or those considering a career in teaching.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Explain the importance of language in the teaching and learning of mathematics.
Critically reflect on the appropriate use of language by both the student and teacher in the mathematics classroom.
Develop enhanced student engagement practices based on clearer communication with students.
Identify and explain common mathematical misconceptions.