16 February 2022
Using a graduated response to maths difficulties: Rocket Science and Magic Wands! with Janet Goring
Janet Goring has taught for over twenty years as a class teacher, maths subject leader, Advanced Skills teacher and currently as a specialist teacher for pupils with specific learning difficulties. She currently manages a local authority team of 9 specialist teachers working with students from KS1-4 with literacy and/or maths difficulties. The team is one of very few LAs in the country to offer weekly teaching support to students experiencing Maths difficulties. She is qualified to assess for specific learning difficulties including dyscalculia. She has a Masters in Specific Learning Difficulties, specialising in Dyslexia and Maths difficulties. Her dissertation researched how playing a board game can increase number sense, following a career-long interest in using games to develop understanding and increase enjoyment in maths.
Janet is an accredited PD lead for the NCETM and has led SEND work groups for the last four years in her local Maths Hub and was the national maths hub co-lead for SEND in the last academic year. She is also on the Dyscalculia committee of the British Dyslexia Association.
Talk. Using a graduated response to maths difficulties: Rocket Science and Magic Wands!
Date: 16th February 2022
Cost: Members FREE, non-members £5