MR Tracker Training

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There are two new groups being trained in MR Tracker:

Group 1

 7th Feb      9am-12noon           Townhouse Haddington

21st Feb       9am-12noon           Brunton Theatre Room C  

(School Task)

14th April     4pm-6pm             Conference Room John Muir House (Joining with group 2)

Group 2  

28 Feb          9am-12noon            Townhouse, Haddington

6 March        9am-12noon           Townhouse, Haddington

(School Task)

14th April     4pm-6pm             Conference Room John Muir House (Joining with group 2)

Session 1:

  • Background of Maths Recovery
  • The role of assessment
  • The MR Tracker progressions overview
  • Assessing Progressions:
    • Forward Number Words Sequences and Number Word After
    • Backward Number Words Sequences and Number Word Before
    • Numerals and Numeral Sequences
    • Addition and Subtraction (Addition Strategies)
  • Relationships between the progressions and teaching points

Session 2:

  • Review of session 1
  • Changes in teaching practice
  • The MR Tracker progressions overview
  • Assessing Progressions:
    • Addition and Subtraction (Subtraction Strategies)
    • Finger and Spatial Patterns
    • Multiplication and Division
  • Relationships between the progressions and teaching points
  • Outline of School Task

School Task

  • Half day out of class
  • Assess a child (a good P2) using MR Tracker assessment
  • Video it 
  • Reflect on experience
  • Work with a partner who has been trained?

Twilight Session:

  • (In school groups – strongly recommended that a member of management attends)
  • Reflect on Mr Tracker Progressions
  • Purpose of MR Tracker
  • Relating MR Tracker to active learning
  • Planning numeracy lessons
  • Next steps