More Messy Maths: KS2
A Practical Guide to developing mathematical concepts in KS2 using the outdoors
To explore the potential of the outdoor environment to develop mathematical concepts. To understand the importance of movement and thinking as linked functions. Explore ways to promote higher-order, child-initiated opportunities for mathematical learning. Discuss the adult role in supporting children’s mathematical knowledge and understanding effectively in an outdoor environment. Explore ways to provide open ended natural resources to support cognitive development and mathematical reasoning.
You will be able to:
- Review your current mathematical and numeracy practice and implement an action plan to enhance school mathematical practice.
- Identify how the outdoor environment can be used as an additional classroom to enhance school numeracy development.
- Identify new resources and contexts to stimulate mathematical learning in your setting.
- Confidence to implement outdoor learning as a core part of your numeracy practice.
Optional 2 additional days exploring each strand of the LNF to embed Numeracy in the outdoors throughout whole school planning.
Fee: £650 for introduction Day. Per Person Fee: £135
Delivered by a qualified and practising teacher.
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