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Curriculum connections: Mathematics

This professional learning provides examples of curriculum connections between prior-to-school learning and learning in Prep.

Professional learning activity

  1. Print the two resources below.
  2. Watch the video Numeracy learning in kindergarten: Counting.
  3. 3.Using the resource Australian Curriculum: Mathematics, highlight the curriculum connections you observe between kindergarten and Australian Curriculum: Mathematics..
  4. Watch the video Mathematics: Teaching and learning.
  5. Identify the pedagogical approaches and curriculum connections you observe.
  6. How can you apply these in your context?

Recommended time: 1 hour


Australian Curriculum: Foundation Year Mathematics

To generate and print the current Australian Curriculum: Foundation Year Mathematics document

  1. go to
  2. select the parameters you wish to include, e.g.
    • Learning areas and subjects: Mathematics
    • Year level: Foundation Year
    • Curriculum elements: Year level / band descriptions, Content descriptions, Achievement standards
  3. choose your preferred output and click the button: Download Word or Download PDF.

Your document will be generated with the version number and date captured in the footer.

Recognition of your professional learning

These professional learning activities provide opportunities for teachers to observe examples of practice in kindergarten and Prep settings to consider continuity of curriculum and pedagogies in the early years.

They support teachers to meet elements of Standards 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.

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