Numicon Training Connacht Hotel

The Down Syndrome Galway Branch is offering Numicon Training to Parents/ Guardians and all associated teaching professionals of children with Down syndrome attending Primary School and Preschools on

Saturday 3rd December in the Connacht Hotel, Dublin Road, Renmore, Galway.

This training is necessary for participation in the Down Syndrome Galway SAP Numicon Project which aims to improve numeracy outcomes for children with Down syndrome by providing a Numicon Kit along with training to parents and schools (preschool and primary) in Galway.

For further details of the project, please visit  http://downsyndromegalway.ie/education-support/numicon-project/

NB Parents/guardians please forward this notification to your teaching, professional and support personnel in your child’s school.

Session A    – Introduction to Numicon Home Kit and Foundation Kit           TIME  11.00am to   1.00pm

Please see  utube clip re First Steps in Numicon Home Kit.  http://youtu.be/Rw_LgDKwdgI

Getting Started with Firm Foundations:  http://youtu.be/4BrHvcESRqo

This session is appropriate for anyone who

  • Is new to Numicon and wishes to understand how Numicon supports the teaching of maths
  • Is using a Numicon Home Kit in preschool/at home and wishes to progress to the Foundation Kit
  • Whose child is in primary school and you wish to support their maths using the Foundations Kit

Session B    – Working with Numicon Foundations, Kit 1                              TIME   2.00pm to    4.00pm

Please see utube clip re Numicon Kit 1 Numicon kit 1

This session is appropriate for anyone who

  • Is working with the Firm Foundations level for at least 12 months or
  • For any child who may be ready to move onto Kit 1

Please arrive 15 mins prior to your session for Tea/Coffee

Cost:  Free of Charge to members of DS Galway branch and to teachers/support staff directly working with a child who is a member of DS Galway branch

A fee of €10 will apply to all others, payable on the day

To Register:   Please logon to   http://goo.gl/forms/eU7yXwCvMI

Please note that places are limited and while every effort will be made to accommodate attendees, early booking is advisable.