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Playing with Numbers: More than just counting

Date Wed 24 Aug 2016
Time 5:00 PM
Venue Kingston House (11 Channon Street Gympie 4570)
Format Workshop
Host ECTA Cooloola Regional Group

24 August 5-6:30 (afternoon tea 4-5)
Gympie

Venue: Kingston House 11 Channon Street Gympie.

Playing with numbers gives children, in their environment, opportunities to see numbers, explore counting, work out quantities, know the position of numbers, use numbers for labelling, explore patterns, learn about equality and informally, and confidently add, subtract, multiply and divide. Come and experience this workshop as we investigate ways to create learning environments that immerse children, from Kindy to the formal years of school, in all aspects of numbers to lay a strong foundation for mathematics.

Judith trained at the Brisbane Kindergarten Teachers College and furthered her skills by securing qualifications to support children with impairments. She has worked as a preschool teacher, advisory teacher and numeracy adviser for the Year Two Diagnostic Net. Recently she was a curriculum writer specialising in early childhood mathematics, contributing to the production of teacher resources such as the Year One Numeracy Learning statements, Preschool Curriculum Guideline, Outcomes Mathematics Curriculum and the Essential Learnings. She has also written pre- and post-graduate courses for universities. Throughout her various roles she has often provided professional development.
Age range taught: Kindy - Prep & Lower Primary | Australian Professional Standards for Teachers: 1,2,3,6 | NQS Quality Areas: 1,5

Costs

ECTA QLD members $0, ECTA Cooloola members $10, Non-members $50 (everyone is encouraged to join and save)
The following schools/Centres are current ECTA QLD organisational members
CCC Early Learning Centre, Gympie West State School, Gympie South State School, St Patrick's Primary School, Uniting Church Child Care Centre, Glenwood State School, Mary Valley State College
Numbers limited so book early via registration form.