Course: Mathematics at school - practice

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Course title Mathematics at school - practice
Course code KMA/ZMS
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Samková Libuše, RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Koldová Helena, doc. RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Hejny mathematics. Abacus Fibonacci numbers. Tangrams. Tesselations.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Work activities (workshops)
  • Preparation for classes - 20 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Leading of pupil's after-school activities aimed at interesting topics from history of mathematics, probability, statistics, financial mathematics etc. Students conduct the instruction at classes of a school. Organizing after-school activities.
Students conduct the instruction at a class of a school. They cooperate with a teacher of that class, participate at the school life.
Prerequisites
Mathematical knowledge responding to graduates of high school.

Assessment methods and criteria
Systematic student observation

Active presence for the all semester. Portfolio management
Recommended literature
  • Osnovy a učebnice matematiky pro základní školy.
  • Rámcový vzdělávací program.
  • Barrow, J.D.:. Pí na nebesích. Mladá fronta, Praha 2002.
  • Fischer, R.:. Učíme děti myslet a učit se. Praha, Portál, 1998..
  • Kuřina, F.:. H. Poincaré aj. Hadamard - dvě inspirace. In: XI. seminář o filozofických otázkách matematiky a fyziky, Jevíčko 2002.
  • Loukota, J.:. Veselá matematika. Praha, Votobia, 1998.
  • Poincaré, H.:. Science et méthode, Paris 1908. Ruský překlad: O nauke, Moskva 1983.
  • Polya, G.:. How to solve it. Princeton University Press, 1945.
  • Polya, G.:. Mathematical Discovery, J. Wiley, New York, 1965.
  • Selye, H.:. K záhadám vědy. Orbis, Praha 1975.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teaching for the First level of primary school (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: -
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teaching for the First level of primary school (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: -