Why just leave intentional teaching to inside! Children spend many hours each day outside and these 2 workshops will build your understandings of early numeracy concepts that can be used during outside play. Workshop 1 will unpack Early Numeracy concepts along with ideas and strategies on how to incorporate them into your program. Using the information presented you will then return to your setting and have a go at practically applying this knowledge. Workshop 2 will give you an opportunity to share and discuss your experiences and explore how you can build this into your everyday planning and programming.

Susan Yabsley

About your presenter: Susan Yabsley 

Susan Yabsley is an early childhood specialist with over 20 years’ experience in the education of younger children. Susan has particular expertise in providing professional learning focused on early literacy and numeracy to both early learning educators and school teachers. As a professional learning specialist with the NSW Department of Education and now as an Early Childhood Consultant, she has provided engaging and challenging programs in early literacy and numeracy for many teachers in a variety of settings.

This professional learning, based on personal experience and current research is aligned with the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, providing opportunities to achieve and maintain proficient teacher accreditation. Susan’s solid understanding of the challenges that early childhood educators are facing, together with her engaging communication style, allows her to work effectively with educators to provide a quality learning experience for children.