Facilitating Learning and Developing Maths Subject Knowledge for Teaching Assistants

KS1/KS2

Course Details

This hands-on, practical maths course will explore the key skills of questioning and how this facilitates learning. We’ll explore ways to support pupils’ learning using appropriate resources, models and images.

Throughout the day, Hazel will incorporate the progression and development of calculation. She will also look at ways to support children in understanding number and place value.

Develop relevant skills and techniques to get the most out of your pupils.

Learning Outcomes:

•Explore the role of support assistants in children’s learning.
•Reflect on the use of language and questioning skills to encourage purposeful mathematical dialogue and support assessment.
•Understand how to use a range of key models and resources to promote mathematical understanding.
Course Date Thu 19 Sep
Duration 10:00 - 15:30
Location Wakefield
Venue Address YPO, 41 Industrial Park, Wakefield, WF2 0XE
Target Audience TA's
Lunch 12:30 - 13:15
Price £129
Voucher Value £50

Course Tutor

Hazel Large
Hazel is an experienced teacher and freelance primary maths consultant with over 25 years’ experience working in primary schools. She is passionate about maths teaching and learning and is particularly interested in developing mathematical talk and children’s thinking and reasoning through questioning and structured activities. Hazel believes in a hands-on approach to all her training in a bid to ‘bring maths to life’ for teachers and children.