TUP: Scenario 3

Theoretical underpinning of pedagogy
Scenario: Amy teaching a lesson about counting Country: UK Grade (student age): Reception/Kindergarten (age 4-5) Contributed by: Fay Turner, University of Cambridge, UK Context – national, curricular, professional, other This lesson took place during the second half of Amy’s first term teaching in a large city primary school.  It was a lesson with Amy’s Reception class about counting.  The national curriculum for England at this time (2006) put great emphasis in the early years on counting.  Two key objectives for pupils in their first formal year of school were that they should be able to: Say and use the number names in order in familiar contexts Count reliably up to ten everyday objects By the end of Year 1, pupils were expected to count up to 20 objects and to…
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