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Mathematics Learning & Teaching for Success

MLATS in the Pre-School

MLATS in the Pre-school has been developed in response to requests from pre-school teachers who want to focus on and enhance the opportunities for the development of numeracy in their setting. An action research model will be adopted to meet the needs and interests of the participants.

These workshops aim to support participants in:

  • Developing their knowledge of mathematics and the language used to describe it
  • Understanding numeracy and its relationship to mathematics
  • Recognising and describing numerate moments
  • Making decisions about numerate moments in their setting
  • The workshop process involves participants in:
  • Discussing
  • Reflecting
  • Exploring issues, topics and concepts
  • Planning
  • Sharing

Workshop topics will include:

  • Numeracy in the Early Years
  • Numeracy & Play
  • The Role of the Educator
  • Resources
  • The Language of Mathematics
  • The Learning environment
  • Sorting & Classifying
  • Spatial awareness
  • The Development of Number Sense
  • The Importance of Pattern
  • Data Handling

Suitable for:

  • people working in pre-school settings (Kindergartens, Child Care Centres and CPC's)
  • teachers of early primary students (Reception / Year 1)


Three full day workshops in Terms 1-3.

In the Pre-school
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