Wellington - Numicon for years 1-8, including special needs

Thursday 26 October 2017
09:30 AM - 03:30 PM

Join us to become confident and capable in using the Numicon approach to teach to mastery and improve standards.

Our workshops and courses are designed to give you the opportunity to:

  • Familiarize yourself with the resources and the theory behind the Numicon approach
  • Appreciate the essential building blocks that underpin the key mathematical ideas
  • Explore the benefits of using Numicon with all children
  • Experience how the Numicon approach supports the aims of the NZ Curriculum
  • Explore the range of teaching support materials and tools essential to the Numicon approach in preparation for implementation, or as a refresher

Who should attend?

All teachers, RTLB's, tutors, TA's and MOE staff

This course is suitable for teachers, teacher aides, SENCOs, RTLB's, MOE staff and specialist tutors.  It is intended for teachers who are involved with classroom and/or remedial mathematics teaching.

The day will cover:

What is Numicon?

Bruner, CPA and the impact of using structured apparatus

Teaching resources, Apparatus knowledge

How does Numicon help children learn so easily?

Understanding number sense

Difficulties in understanding maths and dyscalculia

In depth knowledge and strategies with + - x ÷

Place value and fractions

Decimals and percentages

Getting started in your school, class, group, practice

Planning and assessment, linked to the NZ Curriculum and National Standards


Thank you Margi for a great day! Thanks for your passion and expertise which you've shared.

An exciting resource I'm keen to use.

Clearly explained activities with links to the learner and classroom.

Thanks for a fantastic day!

Note:  The Numicon Approach is a rich programme at all levels of maths education from early childhood to early secondary.  You may want to explore Numicon before attending the course. This includes:

  • Watching the videos on www.numicon.co.nz which gives an overview of the whole programme. 
  • A general internet search


Further information can be found on the ‘About Numicon’ section of the website 

Morning tea will be provided. Bring your own lunch.

Spaces limited – booking essential.


Venue: Newlands Intermediate

Bracken Rd, Newlands, Wellington

Bracken Road,

Newlands, Wellington 6037

Phone: (04) 478-8195


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