Early Years Work Groups

Early Years Opportunities for 2019/20

SPECIALIST KNOWLEDGE FOR TEACHING MATHEMATICS

This Work Group will help participants to develop their mathematical subject knowledge in conjunction with understanding the pedagogy that underpins the teaching of it.  Understanding of mathematical structures will also be explored so participants gain a detailed understanding of how children learn early mathematical concepts.  We will be running three cohorts in Derby, Derbyshire and Nottingham/Nottinghamshire.

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developing & continuing deep mathematical thinking in the early years & beyond

This Work Group is to support a whole school dialogue and consistency in message as to how best practice in early years feeds into whole school ‘Teaching for Mastery’ provision.

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METACOGNITION IN THE EARLY YEARS INNOVATION WORK GROUP

This Work Group aims to develop practitioners’ practice to more effectively support children’s metacognition in early years maths.  This work group is suitable for all early years practitioners.

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effective working with parents in the early years innovation work group

This Work Group intends to support schools in developing their own practical, engaging and accessible methods for supporting parents that are effective for their parents and their school’s approach to teaching maths in the early years.

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