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Maths: Strategies for Teaching Maths in the Primary School (Summer)

70.00


This practical course highlights the importance of allowing pupils to work with concrete materials while practising the language of Mathematics from Junior Infants to Sixth Class, looking at each of the strands in the Mathematics Curriculum. The course also looks at assessment of numeracy skills and how this important area of the curriculum is linked to planning and teaching in the classroom. This course provides teachers with a practical approach to the teaching of Mathematics from junior infants to sixth class, looking at each of the strands in the Maths Curriculum. It highlights the importance of allowing pupils to work with concrete materials while practising the language of Mathematics, and allows teachers to look at the strands and strand units, providing them with opportunities and strategies to engage with actual lessons and practical lesson plans. In conclusion, the course allows teachers to look at assessment and how this important area of the curriculum is linked to their planning and teaching in the classroom.


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Topics

The key topics of this course are:

  • Introduction to the Mathematics Curriculum, and Early Mathematical Activities (EMAs) and Number in the Infant Classes
  • Practical Strategies for Teaching Maths in the Infant Classes
  • Teaching the Maths Strands in First and Second Class
  • Teaching the Maths Strands in Third and Fourth Class
  • Teaching the Maths Strands in Fifth and Sixth Class

 

Objectives

The objectives of this course are to:

  • Facilitate an understanding of all aspects of teaching number and Early Mathematical Activities (EMAs) in infant classes
  • Highlight the benefits of the explicit teaching of mathematical language and strategies in infants
  • Demonstrate the benefits of organising opportunities for children to purposefully practise mathematical language using concrete materials
  • Provide teachers with a working knowledge of strands and strand units at different class levels
  • Inspire confidence in the teacher’s classroom approach and application of the given lessons
  • Provide teachers with practical, workable lesson plans
  • Link assessment with planning, teaching and learning

 

Pricing

1 Course
Enrol on any course for €70.

2 Course Bundle
Enrol on any 2 courses for a special rate of €130.

3 Course Bundle
Enrol on any 3 courses for a special rate of €180.

GRADUATE SPECIAL RATE
Special course enrolment fee available for all graduates of the Hibernia College Teacher Education programmes.
To avail of the special rate coupon, please contact cpdcourses@hiberniacollege.net or telephone (098) 28382.

 

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