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Additive strategies

Purpose

This four-day professional learning over two terms designed to help teachers understand where additive strategies are referenced in NSW syllabuses, how the numeracy learning progression provides fine grain detail on the development of additive strategies and plan for differentiated teaching across the curriculum in light of student learning needs with regards to additive strategies.

Who should participate?

Kindergarten to Year 6 teachers and Year 7 and 8 mathematics teachers.

Mode of delivery

Face-to-face delivery over four days over two terms with in-between activities.

Content

Participants will understand pedagogies that develop student confidence in using flexible strategies for addition and subtraction and consider classroom applications.

Day 1: Investigation of where additive strategies are referenced throughout NSW syllabuses and considering how to use formative assessment to inform their knowledge of student's current skills.

Day 2: Analysis of diagnostic formative assessment and identify the learning opportunities. Exploring connections between the content identified in NSW syllabuses and the Additive Strategies sub element of the Numeracy learning progression. Exploring the pedagogies that will best support student learning of flexible strategies for addition and subtraction.

Day 3: Exploration of how the progressions can be used to monitor student growth in the progression of learning for additive strategies and how the progressions support differentiation to cater for the diverse needs in classrooms.

Day 4: Consideration of the next steps for learning based on the student growth observed together with planning for how student learning of additive strategies can be incorporated into existing teaching.

Register via MyPL - individual registration required for each day

Day 1: Course code RG04857

Day 2: Course code RG04885

Day 3: Course code RG19057

Day 4: Course code RG05084

Dates and Location

Metropolitan North

Venue Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4
Nirimba Education Office 19 Mar 20 26 Mar 20 6 May 20 10 Jun 20

For further information, contact Michael Myerscough
Michael.Myerscough@det.nsw.edu.au

Metropolitan South

Venue Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4
St Peters Education Office 2 Mar 20 3 Mar 20 1 Apr 20 21 May 20
Riverwood Education Office 25 Feb 20 26 Feb 20 26 Mar 20 20 May 20
Miranda Education Office 4 Mar 20 5 Mar 20 2 Apr 20 19 May 20

For further information, contact Sherrie Meyers
Sherrie.Meyers@det.nsw.edu.au

Regional North

Venue Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4
Adamstown Education Office (gp 1) 11 Feb 20 12 Feb 20 10 Mar 20 2 Apr 20
Maitland Education Office 13 Feb 20 14 Feb 20 11 Mar 20 3 Apr 20
Adamstown Education Office (gp 2) 6 May 20 7 May 20 2 Jun 20 25 Jun 20

For further information, contact Davina Bowen
Davina.Bowen@det.nsw.edu.au

Regional South

Venue Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4
Bowral Public School 27 Feb 20 28 Feb 20 27 Mar 20 15 May 20
Warilla Education Office 16 Mar 20 17 Mar 20 21 May 20 TBA

For further information, contact Sherrie Meyers
Sherrie.Meyers@det.nsw.edu.au

Rural North

Venue Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4
Hastings Secondary College Westport Campus 16 Oct 17 Oct 12 Nov 28 Nov
Scotts Head Public School 6 Nov 7 Nov TBA TBA
Gulmarrad Public School 28 Jan 20 13 Feb 20
18 Feb 20
27 Apr 20 25 Jun 20
Coffs Harbour Education Office 11 Feb 20 12 Feb 20 24 Mar 20 19 May 20
Tamworth Education Office 18 Feb 20 19 Feb 20 1 Apr 20 1 June 20
Goonellabah Education Office 24 Feb 20 25 Feb 20 25 Mar 20 6 May 20
Glenn Innes Public School 25 Feb 20 26 Feb 20 5 May 20 9 Jun 20
Murwillumbah Education Office 27 Feb 20 28 Feb 20 27 Mar 20 8 May 20
Narrabri Public School 23 Mar 20 24 Mar 20 26 May 20 1 Jul 20

For further information, contact Jill Dutton
Jillian.Dutton@det.nsw.edu.au

Rural South and West

Venue

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Dubbo - iTeach 21 Arthur Street Campus 28 Aug 29 Aug 26 Nov TBA
Ivanhoe Central School 2 Sep 3 Sep TBA TBA
Deniliquin Education Office 10 Sep 11 Sep TBA TBA
Queanbeyan Education Office 18 Nov 19 Nov 10 Feb 20 23 Mar 20
Merimubula Public School 3 Dec 4 Dec 24 Feb 20 4 May 20
Griffith Public School 25 Feb 20 26 Feb 20 27 Mar 20 TBA
Wagga Wagga Education Office 17 Mar 20 18 Mar 20 6 May 20 3 Jun 20
Lithgow High School 26 Mar 20 27 Mar 20 21 May 20 18 Jun 20
Young High School 19 May 20 20 May 20 16 Jun 20 TBA

For further information, contact Kerrie Vogele (South) - Kerrie.Vogele@det.nsw.edu.au or Leone Dewhurst (West)- Leone.Dewhurst@det.nsw.edu.au

NESA Registered Professional Development

Completing 'Additive Strategies' will contribute 24 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 1.5.2, 2.5.2, 5.1.2, 5.4.2, 6.2.2, 6.3.2, 6.4.2 and 7.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

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