• Numeracy

Mathematics: Effective Differentiation and Assessment - Engaging Students in Early Number and Place Value (PP - 4)

PL # 12448.
Starting on 4 Mar 2020
Cancellation permitted until 01/03/2020

Event registrations closed on 4/03/2020


Solid and flexible thinking in number and place value are essential for students. This workshop will provide teachers with trialled and tested interactive techniques to allow for whole class engagement as well as some ideas for differentiation and assessment. The practical ideas and activities can be implemented immediately in the classroom.

Some activities in this session will include:
  • Use of Number Lines
  • Interactive Charts
  • Jigsaws
  • Number Talks


8:45AM Registration
9:00AM Start
11:00AM Morning Tea
1:00PM Lunch
3:00PM Finish


Sheila Griffin (AISWA Staff)

Numeracy Consultant

Numeracy Consultant

Sheila joined AISWA in 2019. She has a Primary School background working in the state school sector where she had a range of Numeracy roles including the West Australian Project Officer for the teaching of Consumer and Financial Literacy education through the MoneySmart Program. Sheila has also delivered “hands on” Primary Maths workshops at Murdoch University.

She has received several awards with recognition at a national level when she was awarded an Excellence in Teaching Mathematics and Outstanding Primary Maths Teacher of the Year from the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI). Additionally, she received a national award for her whole school approach to the teaching of Consumer and Financial Literacy.

Sheila has a passion for improving the teaching of mathematics by supporting schools and teachers through targeted professional learning and practical classroom ideas.

She delivers hands on engaging professional learning to teachers in schools. Her sessions have included practical ideas and activities which can be implemented in the classroom the next day. Within sessions Sheila has provided clear ideas on how to differentiate student learning as well as assessment techniques. These have given teachers the confidence to meet the needs of their students.


Event Segment

Date / Time

Starts: 09:00
Finishes: 15:00


76 Birkdale Street
Floreat WA 6014

Location Specifics

The Wesfarmers Room in the Management Centre (top building)

Learning Area

  • Numeracy

School Area

  • Early Childhood (PK - 2)

Event Contact

AITSL Standards