One day educational workshop for Primary and Post Primary Teachers and SNAs
Session 1: The Challenges inherent in Maths
Practical activities: Numbers and what they mean; Developing the language of maths; Embedding the maths manipulatives Numicon, Cuisenaire, Multi-link into practical play activities; Constructing meaning; ordering Numicon Shapes, Cuisenaire rods and Multilink towers, giving them number names and attaching the associated numerals.
Session 2: Calculating - Addition and subtraction
Practical activities: Grouping objects into Numicon and Multi-link patterns without counting; Calculating Practical activities: Concepts and structures of Addition & Subtraction; Equivalence in mathematical equations; Calculating with larger numbers beyond ten.
Session 3: Calculating - Place value; Multiplication, Division, Money and Time
Practical activities: Place value; Money, coin values, shopping; Time digital and analogue; Structures and associatedlanguage of multiplication and division. Understanding highest common factor HCF and lowest common multiple LCM; Preparing for written problems.
Session 4: Moving On
Practical activities: Fractions, proper and improper, mixed numbers; Decimals;
Percentages; Square numbers; Average Median; Mode, Ratio and Proportion; Negative numbers.
Cost: €55 per person, to include course notes and lunch
|Course Date||26-02-2019 9:00 am|
|Event End Date||26-02-2019 3:30 pm|
|Registration Start Date||05-02-2019|
|Cut off date||22-02-2019 5:00 pm|
|Location||West Cork Education Centre|