Use Secondary Maths to Measure Waste

Cool Australia
Educating for a Sustainable future
Drive the desire to learn Maths with these Year 7-8 teaching ideas, which help students use their knowledge and skills in a range of real-life situations.
Target Audience
Secondary Teachers
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Learning Areas

General Description

This course will help you provide real-life learning experiences that develop students’ maths skills and understandings. You will learn:

- How to use student-led waste audits as part of Year 7 and Year 8 maths lessons.
- How to identify about the different types of waste and litter at your school.
- Different methods for collecting and representing waste data.
- How to differentiate your teaching and extend students’ learning.

Audience

Secondary Teachers

Available Delivery Formats

Format Description

Course Access - This course is available 24/7. Begin the course when it suits you. After completing the course you will still have ongoing access to review content.

Important information for schools with" TTA School Membership" or "Unlimited Online School Subscription" Please ignore the listed prices. The correct discounts will be applied to all enrolments. Make sure to select your school to pay for you.

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Money Back Guarantee - If you complete less than 25% of an online course and aren’t impressed, simply visit tta.edu/go/refund to let us know what happened, and we will cancel your enrolment and provide a full refund.

Teaching Standards

2.5.2 Proficient Level – Literacy and numeracy strategies
3.3.2 Proficient Level – Use teaching strategies
3.4.2 Proficient Level – Select and use resources

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Accreditation

Completing this course will contribute 6 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 2.5.2, 3.3.2 & 3.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.


This course contributes to 2.0 professional development hours.

Occurrences

  Start Date Location Availability Price    
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Sessions

Introduction

5 minutes

Get started with your online professional development.

Landfill and Recycling

35 minutes

Learn how to measure landfill and recycling waste

Litter

35 minutes

Identify the best way to audit your school’s litter.

Take Action

35 minutes

Take Action

Reflection

10 minutes

Reflect on your course learning.

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About the team


Cool Australia

Creator

Cool Australia is an award winning not-for-profit dedicated to supporting educators with tools to foster ‘learning for life’. We help integrate topics around sustainability, ethics, economics and wellbeing across the curriculum. This enables teachers of all age groups and disciplines to engage young Aussies in real-life learning whilst achieving Australian Curriculum and Early Years Learning Framework outcomes. Our accredited professional development is designed to build your confidence, understanding and expertise. You will learn through a mixture of practical and thinking activities as well as hearing the stories of others. Plus you will access a range of teaching tools that can you can use straight away in your teaching.