Intro to Mastering Maths in the Primary Classroom
September 16, 2020 | Massey (Auckland), NZ

Explore the practical maths teaching strategies proven to deepen understanding in primary learners

Help your ākonga develop an affinity for problem solving with the maths mastery teaching approach. Discover how this inclusive and practical methodology builds confidence, resilience and a deeper understanding of maths in all students — no matter their attainment level.

Join Maths — No Problem! for a free introductory PLD session and get hands-on experience with the tools and techniques used in top-performing nations like Singapore.

In this 90 minute PLD session, you’ll learn:

  • How an effective maths mastery lesson is structured
  • How to develop problem-solving and reasoning skills in all learners
  • The proven teaching methods that brought Singapore to the top of maths education rankings like bar modelling and the Concrete, Pictorial, Abstract (CPA) approach
  • Examples of practical maths problems that you can use in your classroom tomorrow
  • How to help learners develop visualisation and metacognition skills
  • Techniques for teaching in a whole-class setting, supporting students who need additional support while challenging advanced learners

Who should attend

Primary school teachers, principals and anyone looking to make maths in their school better for everyone. No prior experience with Maths — No Problem! or the maths mastery approach is expected or necessary.

Alex Laurie, NZ Lead Trainer

Alex is a primary school teacher from New Zealand. She first became aware of the Singapore approach while teaching in England. Recognising the significant impact it had on her own teaching, and her students’ results and enthusiasm for the subject, she joined Maths — No Problem! with the belief that Aotearoa New Zealand schools could benefit from the same opportunities the approach provided teachers and students in England.

Alex Laurie, New Zealand Lead Trainer

Intro to Mastering Maths in the Primary Classroom

September 16, 2020 | Massey, NZ | 3:45PM – 5:15PM

St Paul’s School
498 Don Buck Road
Massey North 0614
New Zealand

This is a free introductory course.

“I walked away buzzing about what I believe Maths — No Problem! can do to help children learn about maths in our school.”

Graeme NormanPrincipal St Bernadette's School, Christchurch

How maths mastery helps struggling and advanced learners