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We run courses in person for a full day, half day, after school and Zoom courses for the public or customized for schools.

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  • Thursday 13 August

  • This course with Margi and Catherine is an introduction to Numicon for all teachers, RTLB’s, LSC’s, SENCO’s and Teacher Aides who want to learn what Numicon is and how to use it. Numicon is designed to help all children from level 1-4 of the curriculum succeed in maths. It is created by teachers and experts in the field based on a proven concrete, pictorial, abstract approach. Numicon encourages children to explore maths using structured imagery and concrete apparatus in order to understand and explain maths concepts. We will look at the printed resources, the apparatus, and the use of manipulatives in your maths programme. You will leave with some resources and many ideas for use in your classroom. - Morning tea will be provided but please bring your own lunch.
    Date: Thu 13 Aug 2020
    Time: 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM Book Event
  • Friday 14 August

  • Join us to become confident and capable in using the Numicon approach. We are running a course to equip you to run Breaking Barriers, the Numicon Intervention Programme and Big Ideas. • Breaking Barriers is a differentiated programme written for teachers and TA’s and specialist teachers working with students who have High Learning Needs/Special Needs • The Numicon Intervention Programme is a 15 week programme supporting students who are not making age expected progress in years 1 – 9., covering Level 1 and 2a of the Curriculum • Big Ideas is a catch-up course for 12 weeks from students in Years 6 – 9 who need a reminder or revision of the big ideas in Maths – Place Value, Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication Division, Fractions Decimals and Percentages. Who should attend? This course is suitable for Maths lead teachers, teachers, teacher aides, SENCOs, RTLB's, LSC’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 - Understanding the programmes Breaking Barriers, Numicon Intervention Programme and Big Ideas. - Planning and assessment, linked to the NZ Curriculum
    Date: Fri 14 Aug 2020
    Time: 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM Book Event
  • Tuesday 18 August

  • This course with Margi and Catherine is an introduction to Numicon for all teachers, RTLB’s, LSC’s, SENCO’s and Teacher Aides who want to learn what Numicon is and how to use it. Numicon is designed to help all children from level 1-4 of the curriculum succeed in maths. It is created by teachers and experts in the field based on a proven concrete, pictorial, abstract approach. Numicon encourages children to explore maths using structured imagery and concrete apparatus in order to understand and explain maths concepts. We will look at the printed resources, the apparatus, and the use of manipulatives in your maths programme. You will leave with some resources and many ideas for use in your classroom. Venue: St Patricks Bryndwr
    Date: Tue 18 Aug 2020
    Time: 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM Book Event
  • Thursday 20 August

  • St Patrick's Bryndwyr our Numicon Advocate School welcomes you to visit their classes and meet the children and teachers to see for yourself the effectiveness but also the JOY in teaching maths resulting in sky high results! Please register with the school. Phone 03 351 5590 Address: The entrance is on Plynlimon Road.
    Date: Thu 20 Aug 2020
    Time: 09:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Wednesday 26 August

  • You are warmly invited to attend a Hui at Patumahoe school to celebrate Numicon’s successes. This is a time to share and discuss ideas with teachers who use Numicon, ask questions and find out more about the Numicon approach. Margaret will introduce you to some ideas for using manipulatives to build Number sense. You will leave with ideas to use in your class the next day and a box of shapes.
    Date: Wed 26 Aug 2020
    Time: 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM Book Event
  • Thursday 27 August

  • This course with Margi and Catherine is an introduction to Numicon for all teachers, RTLB’s, LSC’s, SENCO’s and Teacher Aides who want to learn what Numicon is and how to use it. Numicon is designed to help all children from level 1-4 of the curriculum succeed in maths. It is created by teachers and experts in the field based on a proven concrete, pictorial, abstract approach. Numicon encourages children to explore maths using structured imagery and concrete apparatus in order to understand and explain maths concepts. We will look at the printed resources, the apparatus, and the use of manipulatives in your maths programme. You will leave with some resources and many ideas for use in your classroom. Venue: Chelsea School, North Shore, Auckland
    Date: Thu 27 Aug 2020
    Time: 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM Book Event
  • Wednesday 2 September

  • Numicon is a proven maths approach for ALL students. The visual & kinaesthetic approach is very appealing to all students including students with special/high learning needs. Suitable for all Teachers including SENCO’s, LSC’s, RTLB’s, Teacher Aides working with students at NZC Levels 1 – 4. Purpose: To equip you to support all students in learning Mathematics Covering:  What Numicon is and how to use it. Provides you with a Maths Bag to use as a starter in your class the next day.
    Date: Wed 02 Sep 2020
    Time: 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM Book Event
  • Wednesday 9 September

  • This course with Jo is an introduction to Numicon for all teachers, RTLB’s, LSC’s, SENCO’s and Teacher Aides who want to learn what Numicon is and how to use it. Numicon is designed to help all children from level 1-4 of the curriculum succeed in maths. It is created by teachers and experts in the field based on a proven concrete, pictorial, abstract approach. Numicon encourages children to explore maths using structured imagery and concrete apparatus in order to understand and explain maths concepts. We will look at the printed resources, the apparatus, and the use of manipulatives in your maths programme. You will leave with some resources and many ideas for use in your classroom.
    Date: Wed 09 Sep 2020
    Time: 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM Book Event
  • Wednesday 16 September

  • This course with Margaret is an introduction to Numicon for all teachers, RTLB’s, LSC’s, SENCO’s and Teacher Aides who want to learn what Numicon is and how to use it. Numicon is designed to help all children from level 1-4 of the curriculum succeed in maths. It is created by teachers and experts in the field based on a proven concrete, pictorial, abstract approach. Numicon encourages children to explore maths using structured imagery and concrete apparatus in order to understand and explain maths concepts. We will look at the printed resources, the apparatus, and the use of manipulatives in your maths programme. You will leave with some resources and many ideas for use in your classroom. Cost of the course is $180.00pp excl. GST. - Morning tea will be provided but please bring your own lunch. Venue: Patumahoe School 38 Patumahoe Rd Pukekohe South Auckland
    Date: Wed 16 Sep 2020
    Time: 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM Book Event
  • Friday 9 October

  • This course with Julie is an introduction to Numicon for all teachers, RTLB’s, LSC’s, SENCO’s and Teacher Aides who want to learn what Numicon is and how to use it. Numicon is designed to help all children from level 1-4 of the curriculum succeed in maths. It is created by teachers and experts in the field based on a proven concrete, pictorial, abstract approach. Numicon encourages children to explore maths using structured imagery and concrete apparatus in order to understand and explain maths concepts. We will look at the printed resources, the apparatus, and the use of manipulatives in your maths programme. You will leave with some resources and many ideas for use in your classroom.
    Date: Fri 09 Oct 2020
    Time: 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM Book Event
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