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Literature as a Gateway to Numeracy

[Engaging All Students]
Presenter: Valerie Barker
Thursday June 9, 2016
Time: 4:30pm – 5:30pm (ACT, VIC, TAS, NSW, QLD)
          4:00pm – 5:00pm (SA, NT)
          2:30pm – 3:30pm (WA)

Alice celebrated her 150th birthday in 2015 - thus it is timely to ask what the world of books is able to offer the classroom teacher of mathematics. If the world were a village, what could Alice (and Harry and a parrot) contribute to my students’ world view?

Adobe Connect Session
Click on the following link to enter the session https://connect.vic.edu.au/cwm-160609-barker

 

Valerie Barker

The Presenter: Valerie Barker is a Mathematics and English teacher with over 40 years’ teaching experience in New Zealand, the UK, Brunei and Australia. She has just completed a four-year secondment to the University of Canberra, working as a Clinical Teaching Specialist in their undergraduate Primary and Secondary Education courses, and the developing M Teach (Secondary) course. Having also just completed her Master of Education, she is now back in the classroom as Executive Teacher (Mathematics) in a large Canberra high school, although she continues to work with MTeach students in a sessional capacity.