Maths and SEND

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During the programme participants will be given opportunities to;

Develop an understanding of the fundamental concepts which underpin mathematics learning and how pupils with specific difficulties experience particular difficulties in making progress and mastering these concepts.

Develop strategies’ for addressing misconceptions or misunderstandings around the fundamental concepts

Develop strategies to aid retention of understanding

Support teaching and learning through the use of concrete modelling and manipulatives

Be supported in disseminating the ideas and practices to the whole school staff

Be part of and contribute to a collaborative and supportive network of teachers

Prepare and run parent workshops to enable them to try out and enjoy ‘mastery at home’ activities with their children

 

Participants will attend 1 full day and 3 half day development meetings to introduce, review and guide the programme.

 

Autumn term 2018

Develop programme with identified WG leads

HT launch and briefing

Day 1 (TfM, assessment, SpLD, counting focus)

Gap task: Trial and continue to develop approaches / post reading & reflection

 

Spring term 2019

January ½ day (Mathematical language focus)

Gap task: Trial and continue to develop approaches / post reading & reflection

February ½ day (Number sense and fluency focus)

Gap task: Plan parent workshop / post reading & reflection

March ½ day (Early calculation focus)