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Is it the Literacy of Numeracy or the Numeracy of Literacy Years F-3

[Early Years Learning in Mathematics]
Presenter: Richard Korbosky
Monday May 23, 2016
Time: 4:30pm – 5:30pm (ACT, VIC, TAS, NSW, QLD)
         4:00pm – 5:00pm (SA, NT)
         2:30pm – 3:30pm (WA)

Is it the Literacy of Numeracy or the Numeracy of Literacy? Years: F to 3

The ability to think flexibly in mathematics is an important skill to acquire from the start of the mathematics journey. There are a range of strategies to assist this development and many of these strategies can be driven by stories and mathematics language. Young students should be given the opportunity to manipulate materials, draw the mathematics and communicate their knowledge. There are graphic organisers which assist and organise their thinking that link to mathematics type stories. These mathematics ideas link to problem solving, reasoning, number, word problems and early algebraic thinking.

richard korbosky

The Presenter: Richard Korbosky 

Richard is a teacher, author and presenter of Professional Development courses. He is well known for his love of Mathematics. He develops and presents a range of practical, hands–on professional learning opportunities for teachers and curriculum leaders. He has a wide range of knowledge about what works in the classroom. He is particularly interested in using mathematics manipulatives to support students’ conceptual understandings, engage students to love mathematics and uses strategies to support students who are having trouble with mathematics

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