Making Maths Real: Get Children Excited and Enthusiastic about Learning Maths

Course outline:

This early years course will outline the key experiences, resources and organisation which are needed to support and extend children’s early mathematical thinking. This highly practical course will look at developing mathematics opportunities within the learning environment through resourcing and everyday routines. It will explore the role of the adult in supporting developmentally appropriate mathematical learning through a balance of adult-led, adult-guided and child-initiated learning

  • Active learning approaches to maths
  • The importance of maths talk
  • Create opportunities within the learning environment that develop mathematical experiences
  • Embed maths into daily routines, indoors and out
  • Evaluate the current mathematical learning environment ideas to enhance it further using ‘found’ and low cost resources
  • Use stories as a vehicle for mathematical learning.
  • How to engage parents in their children’s early mathematical development
Ideal for: Teachers and teaching assistants working in the Early Years in Primary, First, Infant and Nursery schools.

Course Cost: Cost: £165 +VAT

Additional Places £145+VAT *

Course 14th June 2018 Registration: 09:00 AM Course Starts: 09:30 AM Course Ends: 03:30 PM

Course Venue

Durham Cricket Ground


Amy Keith

Amy Keith has significant experience teaching in early years. She has been a successful middle leader and driven improvements in early years in a range of schools and different local authorities. She became a Local Authority Adviser in 2010 - supporting schools with early years practice and provision. She has specific expertise in assessment, data analysis, action planning, leadership and management and coaching to make sustainable improvements. Recently she qualified as an Ofsted inspector for early years and now offers support and advice to schools and other early years settings.

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Making Maths Real: Get Children Excited and Enthusiastic about Learning Maths

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10 Preston Mews,
North Shields,
Tyne & Wear,
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