The 90-minute webinars, hosted by Narissa Leung, focused on the knowledge and skills needed to better understand and teach the numeracy curriculum. Each webinar unpacked specific content areas, proficiencies and high impact teaching strategies to help develop a stronger sense of how to teach numeracy.
Webinar 1: Setting Up the Conditions for Effective Teaching and Learning in Numeracy
This webinar introduced the Department’s various numeracy resources to help teachers understand their students as mathematicians. Learn how to build a growth mindset for numeracy, and assess student engagement and motivation by evaluating and diagnosing the current situation in your school.
Webinar 2: The Building Blocks for Effective Mathematics Lessons
Explore the effective use of learning intentions and success criteria to maximise learning. Examine the 4 proficiencies for mathematics learning and the place of vocabulary instruction in your Mathematics classroom. Make stronger connections with the high impact teaching strategies 'Setting goals' and 'Explicit teaching'.
Webinar 3: Assessment and Feedback in the Numeracy Classroom
Explore the assessment tools that you can use to support planning and teaching in Mathematics. Understand the effective use of data and evidence in the teaching and learning cycle and the role of feedback. This webinar focused on the high impact teaching strategies 'Differentiated teaching' and 'Feedback'.