Maths is everywhere

By Jenni Connor



National Quality Standard
QA1Educational program and practice
QA3Physical environment
Australian Professional Standards for Teachers
1Know students and how they learn
3Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning
6Engage in professional learning


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


This module explores how educators can support children’s maths and numeracy learning by weaving mathematical concepts and ideas into day-to-day practice, play and outdoor programs. It also looks at intentional teaching and child-led learning and highlights why it’s important for educators to model how to think and talk mathematically.


In this course, you will:

  • learn how to include maths and numeracy concepts in your daily practice with children
  • understand how to plan for mathematical learning
  • reflect on the role of children in planning the educational program
  • unpack how play-based learning and intentional teaching practices can support children’s mathematical understanding
  • hear case studies from early childhood and school settings and find out how some educators incorporate maths in their learning environments.


Duration: 2 hours