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WCEC1926 Multisensory Maths Using Numicon and other Maths manipulatives


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

Event Properties

Course Date 26-02-2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 26-02-2019 3:30 pm
Registration Start Date 05-02-2019
Capacity 26
Available place -7
Cut off date 22-02-2019 5:00 pm
Individual Price €55.00
Speaker Cecilie McKinnon
Number Hours 6.5
West Cork Education Centre
The Square, Dunmanway, Co Cork
West Cork Education Centre


West Cork Education Centre,
The Square,
Co. Cork

Eircode: P47 FH27

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