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Inspiring Young Mathematicians through play AFTERNOON SESSION
Fri 5 May 2017, 13:00 – 15:30 BST
This interactive 1/2 day course provides a balance of theory, practice and lively discussion exploring how practitioners can ensure that the children in their care get the very best mathematical start to their learning journey. It’s a day full of inspiring yet simple ideas and real stories straight from a busy, bustling EYFS setting.
Explore the essential principles and practice that support young children to develop a love of maths alongside key knowledge and skills.
Evaluate the current mathematical environment and ways to enhance it further through the use of low cost/ no cost resources and high quality interactions!
Explore just what “maths” really means and should look like for young children.
Explore the vital role of the adult in supporting developmentally appropriate mathematical learning through spontanteous play and everyday routines.
Elaine Bennett is an EYFS and Year One Leader at Friars Primary School and Nursery in Southend, Essex. She also delivers supports teachers around the country promoting a playful approach to early maths. Elaine is also the founding member of the hugely popular facebook group “Keeping Early Year Unique” with almost 30,000 members. Her expertise is always appreciated because as well as supporting other practitioners, she remains a classroom teacher and her expertise is grounded in her own classroom.
£40 per delegate, or where a morning and afternoon ticket are purchased at a reduced rate of £70 per pair