A reminder of my Inquiry Focus for 2018:
Lift Achievement in Maths for all students year 1- 13.
Our overarching school focus is: Acquisition of Language. I will be inquiring into:
Would integrating the teaching of strand maths with number, help kids to better acquire key mathematical language, raising their achievement?
I had my first real go of a DMIC Maths session this week and it worked really well. I must say I was apprehensive at first and a little scared to give it a go, however, I guess this is normal when starting something new that you haven't done before!
I was doing some research online, and came across this article on 'Education Aotearoa' by Jannie Van Hees, who ran our first CoL PD arund language acquisition in children. I found it really interesting and I wanted to share what I took from it. Below I have copied and pasted some highlights from the article. Please note this is taken from http://ea.org.nz/conversational-classroom…