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Mathematics STEM workshop

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Pattern recognition in early childhood

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About this workshop

During this seven-hour workshop, you will immerse yourself in creative mathematical experiences, discover the beauty of mathematics and learn how to notice opportunities for mathematical learning. You will discover the potential of play for the development of mathematical skills, overcome reservations and develop self-confidence in your abilities to engage children in mathematics.

The workshop will provide you will a variety of ideas for age-appropriate mathematical learning in everyday activities. By the end of this workshop, you will be confident to include mathematics into your practice.

This workshop aligns with the principles, practices and outcomes of the EYLF, NQF and the Australian Curriculum.

Topic description

This STEM learning opportunity will help you:

  • learn how to recognise opportunities for mathematical learning
  • discover the potential of play for the development of mathematical skills
  • immerse yourself in creative mathematical experiences
  • develop self-confidence in your abilities to engage children in mathematics
  • benefit from the exchange with like-minded educators and reflect on your current practice
  • feel confident in unlocking the wonders of STEM

You will also receive comprehensive materials with lots of STEM ideas and information about inquiry-based practices.

Who should do this course?

This workshop is designed for early childhood educators and teachers, educational leaders and leaders with managerial responsibilities.

There are no prerequisites for this STEM Mathematics workshop. Prior STEM knowledge is not required.

Something to think about before the workshop:

  • How do I feel about maths?
  • What was the last mathematics experience the children in your setting had?

Feedback from previous Mathematics workshops

Exchange of ideas

It was very refreshing to exchange ideas with other educators.
STEM workshops
2019-07-30T11:44:49+10:00

Mathematics workshop, Sydney

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It was very refreshing to exchange ideas with other educators.

Fantastic workshop

Fantastic workshop with lots of practical examples to take back and use in our program.
STEM workshops
2018-10-02T10:50:24+10:00

Mathematics workshop, Brisbane

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Fantastic workshop with lots of practical examples to take back and use in our program.

Loved the workshop

Hayley was a good speaker! I loved the workshop because of the activities and the way she presented the topic.
STEM workshops
2018-10-17T11:54:50+10:00

Mathematics workshop, Sydney

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Hayley was a good speaker! I loved the workshop because of the activities and the way she presented the topic.

Practical / peer interaction

Really enjoyed the practical nature of the workshop – and the interaction with peers in similar roles and situations.
STEM workshops
2018-10-02T10:48:58+10:00

Mathematics workshops, Brisbane

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Really enjoyed the practical nature of the workshop – and the interaction with peers in similar roles and situations.

Brilliant, practical, engaging

Thanks Hayley – brilliant, practical, engaging and fun. Lots to cover. I feel inspired and supported.
STEM workshops
2018-10-17T11:58:49+10:00

Mathematics workshop, Sydney

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Thanks Hayley – brilliant, practical, engaging and fun. Lots to cover. I feel inspired and supported.
Learn to unlock the wonders of STEM - Mathematics

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Duration: 1 day | Cost: $115pp

Thebarton SA | Tue 12 Nov

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Good to know

  • Hands-on and interactive
  • Exchange with like-minded people
  • Practical and reflective phases
  • Focus on implementation into practice
  • Aligned with EYLF, NQF and Australian Curriculum
  • NESA accredited
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