Parents as educators ppt

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Presentation for Parents as Educators ~ Mathematics in the Home is presented by Jennifer Bowden (Maths Education Consultant) Megan Gibbs (K4 year Kinder Teacher) and Bree Collins (Prep/Foundation Classroom Teacher) discuss and share ideas about the way parents can become more effective “educators” as they engage in mathematics through play, conversation and creativity.

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Parents as educators ppt

  1. 1. Parents as Educators
  2. 2. • Jen Bowden – Education Consultant Mathematical Association of Victoria • Megan Gibbs – Kindergarten Teacher (4 year olds) Community Child Care Centre • Bree Collins - Prep Teacher (5 & 6 year olds) Stonnington Primary School
  3. 3. Kinder backpack? What skills, knowledge and attitudes would a Prep teacher like a child to have whilst they participate in Kinder?
  4. 4. School backpack? What skills, knowledge and attitudes would a Prep teacher like a child to have before they enter school?
  5. 5. Number and Algebra • Language • Quantities • Subitise • Compare and order • Sort and classify
  6. 6. Visualisation, early patterns
  7. 7. Patterns and counting
  8. 8. Counting, creating groups
  9. 9. Counting, estimating
  10. 10. Creating patterns with building – Algebraic thinking
  11. 11. Creating patterns with building – Algebraic thinking
  12. 12. Relating numbers to a real life, meaningful experience
  13. 13. Counting, subitising
  14. 14. Measurement and Geometry • Comparisons • Length • Volume • Time • Days of the week • 2D shapes in the environment • Position and movement
  15. 15. Estimating, patterns
  16. 16. Using informal units
  17. 17. Using informal units
  18. 18. Recording Spatial awareness, measurement, birds eye view
  19. 19. More mapping, racing tracks with the three year olds
  20. 20. Exploring maps, distance and measurement. Estimating how long it would take to get to countries
  21. 21. Cooking with children, Measurement, cup and spoon sizes, counting, weight.
  22. 22. Cooking with children, Measurement, cup and spoon sizes, counting, weight.
  23. 23. Pouring exercises teaching volume
  24. 24. Building, working on special awareness, Height, measurement and balance.
  25. 25. Building, creativity
  26. 26. Building, working on special awareness, Height, measurement and balance.
  27. 27. Sand play, measurement, volume
  28. 28. Height, balance
  29. 29. Estimating, then measuring distance.
  30. 30. Using timers to time races, speed, working out distance, using feet and measuring tape.
  31. 31. Reading maps
  32. 32. Shapes in the environment
  33. 33. Statistics and Probability • Answer simple questions to gain information
  34. 34. Department Resources
  35. 35. Picture Books
  36. 36. School/ Kinder based • Parent Information Nights • Open Days • Education Week • Newsletter articles • Parent help
  37. 37. Excursions • Art Gallery • Zoo • Museum

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