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  • University of Fort Hare Distance Education Project. Core Learning Areas Course: Technology Education. Umthamo 4: Differentiated Group Work - Joining and Fastening

    The focus in this umthamo will be on the process of joining things. Joining and fastening is a very important part of making. It would be impossible to join things without using materials and special tools. This umthamo will also suggest interesting approaches to group work.

  • University of Fort Hare Distance Education Project. Core Learning Areas Course: Natural Science. Umthamo 5: Fair Tests

    The outcome of this umthamo relate to integrating the way children think and work scientifically in the classroom. There will be a focus on experimenting, as well as the related process skills of using time relationships and controlling and manipulating variables. Teachers will also be asked to reflect on their role as they help learners develop these science skills.

  • University of Fort Hare Distance Education Project. Core Learning Areas Course: Mathematical Literacy, Mathematics and Mathematical Science. Umthamo 6: Dealing with Data: Using Data to Interact with our Social and Natural Environment

    This mthamo deals with ideas of how to teach data better. It introduces you to some ideas and approaches for a new area of the primary mathematics curriculum called data handling. Some of the questions that will be explored are: * What is data? Where do we find data? Why is data handling important. There will be activities that include: * Using a model, or process of stages as a basis for...

  • University of Fort Hare Distance Education Project. Core Learning Areas Course: Mathematical Literacy, Mathematics and Mathematical Science. Umthamo 5: Shaping Teaching to Make Space for Learning

    The main focus here is on reshaping our own ways of teaching, in order to allow learners to have space to explore and investigate mathematics. This is more likely to change our learners' attitudes towards mathematics. If maths is fun and exciting their attitude to mathematics is more likely to be positive.

  • University of Fort Hare Distance Education Project. Core Learning Areas Course: Language Literacy & Communication. Umthamo 5: Developing and Extending Literacy

    This module discusses the different types of literacy. In unit 1 we look t the process of reading and writing. In Unit 2 there are four studies which demonstrate what young readers and writers do as they make sense of the process of reading and writing print. In Unit 3 we provide suggestions and ideas of ways in which a teacher can create a classroom environment which encourages her learners...

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