Numeracy Toolbox | Developing number skills
DurationFull-day with follow-up online
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Develop your learners’ numeracy skills within existing foundation-level programmes.
This is a facilitated online course comprising two one-hour sessions and a facilitator supported community of practice requiring one to two hours of involvement per week for four weeks.
The course covers:
- how adult difficulties with number skills interferes with course completion, workplace performance and everyday tasks
- strategies to develop partitioning skills, addition and subtraction skills, multiplicative skills, and problem-solving skills within the context of tertiary programmes
- support for tutors to develop their own toolbox of contextualised numeracy tasks for their program
- a process for targeting, planning, and developing adult learners’ numeracy skills
- a deep-dive into specific strategies designed to effectively develop lower-skilled learners’ number skills
- introduction to a range of resources designed to develop learners’ skills.
The learning outcomes
At the end of this course participants will:
- understand why learners struggle with number skills and employ strategies to address this
- use diagnostic assessment to identify learners’ needs and next steps
- plan, design and deliver targeted and effective lessons to learners
- use a range of resources in a targeted and contextualised way to support and develop learners' skills.
Who is this in-house course for?
This course is recommended for teaching and learning support practitioners seeking to expand their understanding and practice. (Tapatoru Pūkenga Papa Rua – Level 2)
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