Developing Numerical Reasoning – SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)

Reasoning is fundamental to knowing and doing mathematics and yet it is the area that learners find difficult and the area that is often considered difficult to teach.

This course will provide many practical ideas, activities and resources for developing numerical reasoning effectively. Ideas that can be taken straight back to the classroom.

£190.00 + VAT (20%)

Target Group: Primary Teachers, TAs

Course objectives

The Developing Numerical Reasoning course will answer questions such as:
  • What is reasoning? When should I teach it?
  • What are the specific skills that learners need? How can I teach these skills? Why are these skills so important to understanding mathematics?
  • What do I have to do so that learners can solve problems confidently, tackle non-standard problems, apply their mathematical skills and explain their thinking?
  • How does all this fit into the new AoLE for mathematics and numeracy?

course attendee quote What people say about the Numerical Reasoning course...

"Challenged my current thinking about my whole approach to teaching maths in Year 6. Highly beneficial. Thank you! " Course delegate September 2019

"Fantastic inspiration and subject knowledge. Helpful and will pass information onto school. Tailored the course to our needs and happy to explain anything to us." Course delegate September 2019

"Lynwen was so knowledgeable and passionate about numerical reasoning - there were so many exciting ideas and resources. I've been inspired to go back to school and share best practice. Thank you!"  Course delegate September 2019

Course Presenter: Lynwen Barnsley

MATHEMATICS & NUMERACY – Lynwen Barnsley provides training and support for schools in all aspects of mathematics and numeracy. Lynwen’s training courses focus on the why and how of teaching mathematics, providing practical ideas and approaches that ensure learners “make sense” of maths and develop as independent mathematical thinkers. Her training covers a wide range of ideas and topics, such as developing numerical reasoning, the concrete-pictorial-abstract approach, bar modelling, mastery, problem-solving, mathematical communication and thinking, fluency and flexibility with mathematical ideas, assessment for learning, creativity and using numeracy across the curriculum in meaningful ways. Her Digit Dog character and blog are used in many classrooms to develop mathematical thinking and reasoning in young learners. Lynwen Barnsley also works across the UK as a consultant for Numicon and Inspire Maths (OUP) and has many years experience as a CAME and Let’s Think  tutor. Search for Courses

Course Location: South Wales - Cardiff

CARDIFF: Future Inn, Hemingway Road, Cardiff Bay CF10 4AU START TIME: 8.30am coffee and registration for a 9.00am start
The Future Inn, Cardiff Bay