Use Primary Maths to Measure Waste

Cool Australia
Educating for a Sustainable future
Develop your students' growth mindset in Year 1-6 maths with activities that help them use their knowledge and skills in different real-life scenarios.
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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 1 to Year 6 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.

Available Delivery Formats

Format Description

Course Access - This course is available 24/7. Once your enrolment is complete you will be emailed with details to give you course access. You can complete the course when it suits you, and you will have ongoing access to revisit the course at any time.

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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 2 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

There are no occurrences of Online in Australia (ACT) at this time.

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

Find out how to extend your students’ learning.

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.