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FSC2130 Exploring the Use of Numicon in the Classroom

FSC2130 Exploring the Use of Numicon in the Classroom

69.00

Acquire a comprehensive working knowledge of how Numicon can be used to explore and develop a broad range of key mathematical concepts.

FSC2130 Exploring the Use of Numicon in the Classroom

The aim of Numicon in the Classroom is to make numbers real for children through them being able to see and touch them. 

Numicon is a multi-sensory maths teaching programme using Numicon maths shapes in a series of practical teaching activities. Numicon’s visual, auditory and kinaesthetic approach appeals to different learning styles. Pupils learn through both seeing and feeling how Numicon patterns connect with each other. By physically manipulating Numicon to build constructions, make arrangements and patterns and play games using the feely bag, pupils will experience with both their hands and their eyes how numbers fit together. The powerful images can also open doors for children struggling with number, no matter how old they are.

 

COURSE DETAILS 

  • Target Audience: This course is ideal for those who may have heard of Numicon but have not yet had the opportunity to explore its uses and benefits in the classroom.  For those with some experience of Numicon in the classroom, this course has a variety of practical activities and video demonstrations of mathematical concepts to advance your knowledge and skillset in the use of Numicon
  • Equipment Required: All our courses are accessible through PC, Laptop, iPad, Tablet and Mobile devices. Internet access required with broadband speeds recommended. Ideally, participants would at least have access to a set of Numicon 1 – 10 shapes.  Other equipment such as baseboards, pegs and numerals would be advantageous as these will help in following the practical activities and video demonstrations
  • Prerequisites or Requirements: This course is suitable for all Primary School Teachers as well as Montessori Teachers and Special Education Teachers
  • Duration: All Flúirse Online Teacher Summer Courses are available from July 1st – August 20th.  Each course requires approximately 20 hours of training and engagement
  • Course Fee: €69 (also available as part of a 2 course 4-EPV Day bundle for €89 or 3 Course 5-EPV Day bundle for €99)
  • EPV Days: This course is worth 3 EPV days (also available as part of a 2 course 4-EPV Day bundle or 3 Course 5-EPV Day bundle)
  • Support: Our team are available to support you throughout your training by phone, email, online chat, course forums and social media
  • Our Guarantee: No risk guarantee, if your not happy with your course for any reason within 21 days of enrollment we will issue you a full refund
  • Questions/ More Information: Call us now on 066 712 9828 or e-mail [email protected]

 

 

COURSE LAYOUT

Module 1 – Introduction to Numicon in the Classroom

FSC2130 Exploring the Use of Numicon in the Classroom - Fluirse Teacher Summer Courses

  • An overview of Numicon
  • The characteristics of Numicon
  • Moving from the abstract to the real/tangible
  • The Informed Teacher
  • ‘Active’ maths – using a multi-sensory approach
  • Communicating and thinking mathematically
  • The Numicon method – Summary

 

Module 2 – Addition & subtraction

  • Key Mathematical Concepts
  • Getting Ready to Teach Numicon
  • Numicon in Action
  • Numicon software
  • Sample Activity Groups
  • Assessing Mathematics Using Numicon
  • Numicon Materials
  • Interactive Teaching Resources
  • Worksheets and Work Tasks

 

Module 3 – Multiplication & Division

  • Key Mathematical Concepts
  • Getting Ready to Teach Numicon
  • Numicon in Action
  • Numicon software
  • Sample Activity Groups
  • Assessing Mathematics Using Numicon
  • Numicon Materials
  • Interactive Teaching ResourcesFSC2130 Exploring the Use of Numicon in the Classroom
  • Worksheets and Work Tasks

 

Module 4 – Mathematical Perspectives

  • Getting Ready to Teach Numicon in the Classroom
  • Numicon in action
  • Numicon Software
  • Sample Activities
  • Assessing Mathematics using Numicon

 

Module 5 – The School Self-Evaluation Process and Implementing Numicon in the Classroom

  • Geometry
  • Measurement & Statistics
  • Physical Measures – Volume & Capacity
  • Numicon in Action
  • Numicon software
  • Sample Activity Groups
  • Assessing Mathematics Using Numicon
  • Numicon Materials
  • Interactive Teaching Resources
  • Worksheets and Work Tasks

 

 

FURTHER QUESTIONS OR MORE INFORMATION?

  • Please review our Frequently Asked Questions section here or contact our Summer Course support team directly at [email protected]