Mathematics in the Victorian Curriculum is organised around the interaction of three content strands and four proficiency strands.
The content strands describe what is to be taught and learnt. They are:
The proficiency strands describe how content is explored and developed and are embedded into the content descriptions.
At Harvest Home Primary School, we value Mathematical thinkers and strive to develop a deep understanding of mathematicalhttps://www.harvesthomeps.vic.edu.au/uploaded_files/media/numeracy2.jpg concepts through challenging student’s thinking. Students develop the knowledge and skills to be able to choose, use and apply mathematics confidently in a wide range of real-life situations. Staff use the Victorian Curriculum to plan engaging, hands on, and differentiated lessons to cater for student’s
Teachers follow the Harvest Home Numeracy Instructional model which is based on current best practice of Numeracy teaching and learning. This model follows a Launch-Explore-Discuss structure that enables students to problem solve, reason, and practise specific skills and concepts.
Within this model students:
Within this model teachers: