NEW: Maths Through Storybooks – Y1 to Y4 SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Teaching maths through story books provides children with engaging and exciting ways of exploring and understanding key mathematical concepts. They captivate children’s interest and help them understand that mathematics is everywhere, even in the stories they hear and read.
This course will look at ways in which sharing stories can be linked directly to the development of mathematical concepts. It will explore a range of practical mathematics activities that enable children to use and apply mathematical concepts and language in real life meaningful situations, linked to a wide range of children’s literature.
- to explore a range of mathematical concepts in story books and how they can be incorporated into the learning and teaching of mathematics
- to promote the use of mathematical language through stories
- to provide practical ideas to develop mathematical concepts introduced through stories
- to demonstrate how stories can provide a framework for generating and building problem solving skills