Primary Teaching Assistant Training

Place Value, Addition and Subtraction

A hands-on, practical session to introduce the basics of number. Using concrete and pictorial methods, we will develop confidence in introducing concepts and supporting learners with their understanding. You will explore key techniques and the pedagogy behind topics including:

  • Discovering number through concrete materials
  • Introducing key vocabulary
  • Using concrete and pictorial methods to represent 1 and 2 digit numbers.
  • Introducing place value columns
  • Introducing addition and subtraction
  • Column methods for addition and subtraction

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Multiplication, Division and Fractions

Building on the knowledge from place value, addition and subtraction, this interactive course introduces concrete and pictorial methods to tackle new concepts. We will look at how to support learners through hands-on approaches to help deepen understanding. Areas you will cover include:

  • Introducing multiplication and division
  • Column method for multiplication
  • Short division
  • Concrete and pictorial representations for fractions
  • Equivalent fractions
  • Finding a fraction of an amount

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