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Maths Curriculum Companion
The Foundation to Level 10 Mathematics Curriculum Companion is a suite of learning and teaching resources aligned to the Victorian Curriculum. It has been developed in consultation with Victorian primary and secondary teachers.
Resources are organised by strand, sub-strand and level and incorporate the proficiencies: understanding, fluency, problem solving and reasoning. These resources unpack the mathematics content descriptions to provide teachers with relevant content knowledge, online resources and suggested teaching and learning ideas.
The Mathematics Curriculum Companion is a key component of the Birth to Level 10 Mathematics Teaching Toolkit.
Frequently asked questions
How is the Mathematics Curriculum Companion structured?
The Companion consists of:
- A teaching context section which helps teachers with content knowledge, teaching advice and strategies
- The Victorian Curriculum alignment and useful VCAA resources
- Selected online resources and,
- A range of teaching ideas specific to each content area
How can I find resources?
There are many options to help teachers find resources in the most efficient way. Choose to filter by strands, sub-strands, levels or customize your filter with a key word or Victorian Curriculum Mathematics description code. Alternatively, select the menu option and drill down to relevant content areas.
How can the Mathematics Curriculum Companion help with planning teaching and learning programs?
The Companion is designed to assist teachers build their knowledge and understanding of the Victorian Curriculum in Mathematics and how it can be incorporated into a teaching and learning program. Teachers use this to determine the topics that will be used to develop the knowledge and skills set out in the Victorian Curriculum F–10. Activities and advice will help teachers unpack the content descriptions setting the context for developing engaging and effective lessons and learning sequences, based on the needs and developmental levels of their students.
Are the teaching contexts and ideas supposed to form a learning sequence?
No, the content within the Companion is not a teaching and learning sequence. It is designed to help teachers develop their own teaching and learning sequences so that students develop the skills and knowledge associated with each content description. The contexts and ideas throughout the Companion are suggestions for teachers and are not intended to be prescriptive.
How can I give feedback on the Mathematics Curriculum Companion?
We welcome feedback, send your ideas, queries or comments to firstname.lastname@example.org