This course will take a look at dyscalculia (still in its infancy of our knowledge of it) and other cognitive difficulties which can get in the way of children understanding numbers. Delegates will be expected to take the learning acquired (during the course)
back into school and be involved in some action research with specific children in their care, feeding back to other colleagues on the course in order to promote a collaborative working relationship.
We will look at how to:
o Promote the conservation of number in children who are experiencing difficulties with this
o Use subitising as a means to develop visualisation
o Explore a range of manipulatives and resources to meet identified children’s individual needs
There will be opportunities for professional dialogue with colleagues from a variety of settings and the course leader, Sharon Day, will be modelling mathematical learning experiences with children for the delegates to observe.
The intended audience for this course would be: mathematics subject leaders; SEND co-ordinators; classroom teachers and/or learning support assistants/teaching assistants/ HLTAs who have a child (or children) in their class with misunderstandings and misconceptions
that they want to investigate further.
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