Having fun with maths and numeracy in early childhood settings

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National Quality Standard
QA1Educational program and practice
QA3Physical environment
QA5Relationships with children
QA6Collaborative partnerships with families and communities
Australian Professional Standards for Teachers
1Know students and how they learn
2Know the content and how to teach it
3Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning
4Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments
6Engage in professional learning

Presenter

Jenni Connor
Jenni Connor undertakes research and writing into learning, curriculum and educational issues generally. She was author of the 2011 NQS PLP e-Newsletters and responsible for coordinating the 2012 and 2013 series.

Description

This one-hour webinar recording, presented by Jenni Connor provides ways to learn about the theory and practice of building children’s maths and numeracy understandings through play-based programs. It is a practical and interactive learning experience for all early childhood educators, including those in the first years of school.

In this Webinar, Jenni Connor explores practical ways of building children’s maths and numeracy understandings through play-based programs. It informs educational leaders about how to guide staff in creating environments for learning numeracy and responding to children’s play in intentional ways.

The webinar includes:

  • Definitions of maths and numeracy
  • Information about young children as maths and numeracy learners
  • Explanation about maths and numeracy in the Early Years Learning Framework
  • Discussion about key ideas in maths and numeracy
  • Investigation about where these ideas might be encountered in everyday play-based programs
  • Discussion about the role of the educator