This course is an Introduction to Numicon particularly aimed at teacher aides who are working with students who struggle with maths.
The course covers why Maths is tricky to learn and teach, how Numicon helps children understand abstract concepts, using the Numicon equipment yourself, how to use the Breaking Barriers Teaching Handbook.
Participants will get to use the Numicon equipment.
They will also receive a Breaking Barriers Teaching Handbook and a Maths Bag of resources to use on the course and back in class.
Numicon is proving to be a huge success for all students as well as teachers.
•Visual, practical base to develop conceptual understanding
•Problem-solving using real-life contexts that give every activity a purpose
•Reasoning mathematically by seeing relationships and making generalizations
•Collaborative Approach – to explain, justify and reason and learn together
•All strands covered to NZC Level 4 with cross-curricular content
•Proven pedagogy raising achievement across all levels, sustained over time
For more information go to the Numicon website.
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Teacher Aides supporting maths learning should be eligible for the Teacher Aide PLD pilot fund.