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

Numeracy

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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  • Teresa McHale

    Teresa McHale

    The Hibernia College Continuing Professional Development (CPD) team is headed up by Teresa Mc Hale, Director of CPD. A primary school teacher, specialising in teaching pupils with ASD, Teresa taught in mainstream and special education settings for over twenty five years before taking up her position at Hibernia College in 2007. Our team also consists of CPD administration, a highly-dedicated IT Support team, a team of experienced online tutors and our Learning and Design team.

Topics

The key topics of this course are:

  • Introduction to the Mathematics Curriculum, and EMA 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 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
  • QQI Accredited

    Hibernia College is a QQI accredited online college offering quality assured blended and online education programmes.

  • Technical Support

    A dedicated Technical Support team is available to answer all your queries, either by telephone on (098) 28382 or by e-mailing helpdesk@hiberniacollege.net.

  • Course Commencement

    Courses commence on Monday, 1 October 2019 and must be completed by Friday, 9 December 2019 at 17:00. You can study your course anytime between these dates.

  • College Faculty

    Expert tutors available to lead your learning, stimulate & guide discussion and answer your questions.

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New Course Rates

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2 Course Bundle

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3 Course Bundle

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