Children arrive in Grade 1 with a range of abilities —from those just learning to count to those who can add, subtract, multiply, and divide with small numbers. How do teachers support all of these children to learn with understanding, enthusiasm, and proficiency? In this highly interactive course, we focus on recognizing and assessing children’s initial thinking so that we can help them to develop more efficient addition and subtraction strategies.
During the two days we will
Gr. 1-2 Teachers
Two-Day Institute Overview
In advance of the first day, interview 5 students by posing these two word problems:
5 +7 = __ 14-6 = ___
Record your observations and, if possible, bring student work samples to Day 1.
Course Fee and Structure
$225 per person, 25 to 35 participants or $290 per person, including print and etext professional learning resource
Face to face; highly interactive
What to Look For: Understanding and Developing Student Thinking in Early Numeracy (Print plus eText)
Author: Alex Lawson