Storytelling in Maths

Stories are fun! How can we use stories to discover new ideas and tips to help children to embed their mathematical vocabulary, understand abstract concepts and recall number facts? This maths CPD training course for primary teachers provides a truly intuitive, yet ground-breaking approach to teaching maths.

  • Embed mathematical vocabulary
  • Promote recollection of number facts
  • Make maths fun!
  • Solidify abstract concepts
Duration
1 day
Price
£265 + VAT
Time
9:15 - 15:30
Available
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About this course

Mathematical storytelling is an exciting approach that supports children to both use and understand mathematical language and concepts.

  • Discuss and understand the value of oral rehearsal to internalise patterns & structures.
  • Explore children's innate ability to learn story language and how this can effectively support them to retain key mathematical knowledge and understanding.
  • Discover the power of pictures, books, storytelling and talk-led activities that narrow the gap by supporting vocabulary development and use.
  • Learn how these approaches develop the problem-solving and reasoning skills your young mathematicians need to succeed.
  • You will leave the course having written a mathematical story.

With exclusive games, activities and storytelling approaches that will open up opportunities for meaningful maths talk and further investigation, this is one course that you simply cannot afford to miss.

Audience

This course is appropriate for primary and special schools.

  • Maths and Numeracy Leaders
  • Teachers & TAs - EYFS, Key Stage 1 (KS1) & lower Key Stage 2 (KS2) 
  • Senior Leadership Team

Testimonials

 

"Extremely informative and entertaining (maths can be fun). Lots to take away for use in classroom"
Fiona Daydy, Reception Leader, Chadwell Primary School

"Fantastic course, with lots of opportunity for discussion and implementation of quick/easy techniques. Practical and engaging and you can see what would work in the classroom."
Claire Easby, Key Stage 1 Leader, Badger Hill Academy

"Extremely beneficial. Lots of very easy activities to implement without adding to workload. Great to share with staff! Thank you!"
Jennifer Donnison, Joint Maths Lead, Ridgeway Primary Academy

How to access this course

This course is easy-to-access in any of the below formats...

  • Face-to-face at COVID-secure venues across England on the dates below. Please click here to see our COVID-19 update.
  • Via livestream on the dates below - accessible from home, from your school, or anywhere with an interconnected device.
  • On-demand recording, with 30 days access to watch at a time and location to suit you!
  • School-wide license, for every member of staff in your school to watch for a period of 30 days. Please contact us to purchase your school-wide license for this course.
  • An INSET or after-school twilight at your school, tailored to your requirements. Contact us for your personalised quote.

Live stream and recorded courses

Recording course. Watch at home, at school or on the go.
RECORDING
Available anytime
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Live-streamed course. Watch at home, at school or on the go.
LIVE STREAMING
22 November 2021
Online, interactive access.
Watch again for 7 days.
Live-streamed course. Watch at home, at school or on the go.
LIVE STREAMING
04 March 2022
Online, interactive access.
Watch again for 7 days.

Courses at venues

BIRMINGHAM
27 January 2022
Aloft Birmingham Eastside, 4 Woodcock Street, BIRMINGHAM, B7 4BL
MANCHESTER
14 February 2022
Worsley Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club, Worsley Park, MANCHESTER, M28 2QT
DURHAM
07 April 2022
Durham Marriott Hotel, Old Elvet, DURHAM, DH1 3JN

This course as an INSET Day

Our in-service training provides exciting and dynamic ways to inspire, challenge and develop your staff, whether they are Teaching Assistants, Teachers or Senior Leadership.

Your first point of contact would be with our Head Office team, who will identify your needs and priorities and ensure that the accompanying training materials we provide are of the very best quality.

Like to run this INSET DAY in your school?

Send us an enquiry and we will get in touch to talk about your school's requirements.

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