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Cognition and Learning

Friday 8th February 2019, & 15th March 2019- 2 half days 09:00 - 12:00

Who is it for:

Mathematics subject leaders/ maths teachers

Dates: 08th Feb & 15th March 2019 (am sessions)

Alternatively this course can be delivered in your school/setting. Please discuss this with your LCI link teacher or email Liz.Richardson@Leicester.gov.uk 

Duration: 2 half days (09:00-12:00)

Fee:£75 per delegate from LCC maintained schools

 £95 per delegate from non-maintained schools.


Areas Covered:

Talk4maths is a training course for primary schools, that takes place over two half days with an in-school gap task. This practical, interactive course focuses on problem-solving skills and fluency across the age range and in all mathematical strands. It supports schools to address the three aims of the National Curriculum and places talk at the heart of learning.


Course Outcomes:

Have a clearer understanding of how to use and apply Mathematics and how to use talk to embed problem-solving.

  • Look at Speaking and Listening techniques and link these to reasoning, enquiry, ‘creating a picture’ (representing) and communicating under the broader problem-solving heading.
  • Understand the T.E.C.C. Model for word problems.
  •  Learn new ideas / approaches to take back into school in order to develop whole-school practice.
  •  Receive useful practical resources.
  •  Gain an opportunity to be reflective.






















Course details:

Reference: SPCLCOUR2005
Date: Friday 8th February 2019
Time: & 15th March 2019- 2 half days 09:00 - 12:00
Cost: £75 per delegate (Leicester Maintained Schools)
£95 per delegate (All Other Schools - Non-Maintained)
Location: New Parks House
Pindar Road, Leicester, LE39RN
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