EPV: Maths Anxiety and Dyscalculia  classroom assessment and support (JULY  AUG 2023)
Learn how to recognise maths problems early on and how to support maths skills and development in all students
EPV approved 2023 summer course for teachers in the Republic of Ireland.
Course Format: Online
Course Duration: 20 hours
Dates: 03 July  18 August 2023
Course Description:
Unlock the power of maths and conquer the challenges of maths anxiety and dyscalculia with our comprehensive and engaging online EPV summer course for teachers in Ireland. Designed for all teachers, classroom and SET, this course combines indepth mathematical concepts with practical strategies to support individuals struggling with maths. Our comprehensive online course blends effective strategies, practical techniques, and empowering insights to help you build a solid foundation in supporting students that struggle with maths confidence and maths learning challenges or dyscalculia.
Module 1: Overview of Early Numeracy development
 Understand how core math skills, including number sense, language, operations, fractions, decimals develop.
 Discover how to assess your students core maths skills and spot those that are struggling early
 Discover interactive exercises and engaging activities to reinforce understanding and fluency.
Module 2: Understanding Dyscalculia and other Maths difficulties
 Gain a thorough understanding of dyscalculia: its characteristics, causes, and impact on mathematical abilities.
 Explore the latest research and theories surrounding dyscalculia to develop a solid foundation of knowledge.
Module 3: Maths Anxiety
 Explore the origins and impact of math anxiety on learners of all ages and all abilities.
 Learn how to implement a whole school or class wide maths anxiety screener
 Learn techniques to reduce anxiety, build resilience, and foster a positive mindset towards math.
Module 4: Maths Screening and Assessment
 Discover different assessment methods that can be used to assess maths skills
 Explore how to set up a structured whole school maths assessment process
Module 5: Understanding assessment data
 Learn the importance of understanding assessment data
 Learn how to use data to measure progress and learning
 Understand what the assessment numbers really mean and how to communicate data to parents and other teachers
Benefits of the Course:
 Develop a strong understanding in the foundations of mathematics learning
 Understand how and why maths anxiety develops, how to measure it and how to foster resilience
 Learn how to spot and support children at an early age with maths learning
 Learn how to understand and interpret assessment data so you can communicate clearly with parents and professionals
 Gain insights from experienced instructors and benefit from a supportive online learning community.
 Transform your relationship with mathematics teaching and unlock your students true potential.
Course Curriculum

Start1.0_ Introduction: Maths and Ireland (5:22)

Start1.1_Subitising and Counting (20:47)

Start1.2_Place Value and Mental Number Line (2:53)

Start1.3_Mathematical Language (1:52)

Start1.4_Maths Fluency (7:39)

StartForum Post 1_1

Start1.5_Timeline of Maths Development (2:24)

Start1.6_Importance of Early Intervention (4:46)

Start1.7_The Story of Kyle

StartTest My Learning_CH 1_7Q

StartForum Post 1_2

Start2.1_What is Dyscalculia (5:33)

Start2.2_Diagnosis of Dyscalculia (5:45)

Start2.3_Recognising Dyscalculia (8:49)

Start2.4_Implications/Costs of Dyscalculia (2:39)

StartForum Post 2_1

Start2.5_Teaching Maths to Dyscalculics

StartForum Post_2_2

StartAssessed_Test My Learning_Ch 2

StartResources: Maths Interventions
Your Instructor
This course has been designed and produced in collaboration with our psychology and education team here at Education Elephant Ltd.
"It has given me a much clearer understanding of the role of assessment and I am so much clearer on what exactly to use each test for. I also found the area of maths anxiety so interesting and so well explained."  5/5 Stars Rating
 Kay Heffernan, Teacher.
"This course was perfect for me as a special ed teacher. I have a greater understanding of the use of standardised assessments and lots of resources and assessments for children who present with maths difficulties."  5/5 Stars Rating
 Michelle Hennigan, Special Ed Teacher