Maths Made Easy

Practical maths workshops with Marie Hirst and Dr Jo Knox

Making Maths Count (years 0-8)

A series of workshops designed for teachers who are new to the profession, returning after a career break, overseas-trained or teachers simply wishing to consolidate their practice.

Session 1: Learning Progressions in Number and Assessment Tools

Session 2: Planning your maths programme and Teaching Number Knowledge

Session 3: Addition, Subtraction and Place Value (including Rich Tasks)

Session 4: Multiplication and Division, (including Rich Tasks)

Session 5: Fractions and Proportional Thinking, (including Rich Tasks)

Session 6: Making Maths Relevant

$175+ GST per workshop or $850 for the complete series of six

Choose to register for either:

online workshops via zoom (mondays 4-6pm)


face-to-face workshops @Long Bay Primary, Auckland 9.15-2.45

Maths Leadership Workshops

A series of 4 termly workshops for maths leaders in a supportive community. The leadership workshop agenda for each workshop will be confirmed termly based on the current needs of the group.

  • Grow leadership capability

  • Share best practice and discuss hot topics

  • Keep up to date with professional readings, research and events.

Two registration options for the complete series of 4 termly workshops:

9.15am - 12.45pm : Leaders PLUS Maths content workshop $280+ GST

or 11.10am - 12.45pm : Leaders workshop only $100+ GST

2022 dates

Term 1: 14 March

Term 2: 16 May

Term 3: 15 August

Term 4: 31 October

Venue : Northcross Intermediate, North Shore, Auckland

Supporting Learners in Mathematics (years 0-8)

This full day workshop designed for Teacher Aides will explore;

  • clear progressions for the development of number,

  • developing number knowledge and the COSMDBRICS programme,

  • developing number strategies through effective use of materials

  • best practice for nurturing happy confident mathematicians.

$175 + GST 9.15am - 2.45pm

2022 Dates

Auckland: 10 February

Whangarei: 24 February

Setting Up Maths for Success (years 0-8)

A workshop for beginning teachers or a refresher for those who want some new ideas for next year.

This whole day hands-on workshop will weave effective maths pedagogy with exciting practical activities to hook your students into maths at the beginning of the year. You will leave with a detailed plan and resources for your first 3 weeks of maths for the next school year.

  • Help your students develop positive dispositions towards mathematics

  • Engaging tasks to help you get to know your learners and create a maths buzz in your classroom

  • Successfully organise a purposeful independent program.

2021 dates

$175 + GST

Online via zoom.

Choose to register for either

Tuesday 23rd Nov (9.15 - 2.45) or

Split over 2 days from 4pm - 6pm on Thursday 11th Nov and Thursday 18th Nov

This also includes a free optional registration to another online workshop: 'Maths Warm Ups' or 'Digitising your Maths Classroom'.

"Fantastic presenters. Passionate & knowledgeable"


"Courses are well facilitated, practical and relevant"

Year 4-6 teacher

"Lots of useful information and practical ideas"

Y0-3 teacher

" Well designed workshop and confident presenters"

Y7-8 teacher