Course details

Title Using materials and games to teach vital maths concepts
Target group Primary and intermediate teachers
Curriculum area Mathematics/Numeracy
Level Primary
Code KYM10
Venue Kohia Centre, University of Auckland - Gate 2, 76 Epsom Ave, Auckland
Facilitator(s) Jill Smythe
Description This course is designed to guide teachers in the use of games and materials to teach important concepts and promote understanding.

The session will investigate place value, fractions, multiplication and division and explore teaching strategies and materials to use which will help with understanding the concepts. Attendees will have the opportunity to explore personal challenges in the use of materials to develop specific maths understandings they confront in their own practice. The workshop will also provide sources for materials.

At the completion of the course participants will:
• Have extended content knowledge of place value, fractions, multiplication and division
• Have knowledge of equipment and activities that support the teaching of important maths concepts

Date(s) Tuesday 18 June 9am-3pm
Fee Members' fee $295
Non-members' fee $330