About Us!

We founded A Learning Place A Teaching Place in 2009 to follow our passion
to ensure a strong mathematical education for every child. We are committed to quality Mathematics education to develop deep understanding for every child. For this reason we began this website.

 

At A Learning Place a Teaching Place, we successfully turn current learning research into practical quality teacher professional learning and teaching resources, developing deep understanding in both the students and the teachers teaching them!

Me!Carol Spencer, Founding CEO, K-6 Mathematics Professional Learning Creator, Presenter and Consultant:

  • has over 25 years successful experience as teacher and leader in schools in 3 countries (Australia, New Zealand and UK)
  • is a writer and presenter of mathematics curriculum support material for Education Boards and Departments, and A Learning Place A Teaching Place
  • is an expert provider of research- and evidence-based mathematics professional learning in-class, in-school and out-of-school

Kyleanne Gillespie, Partner, K-6 Mathematics Professional Learning Creator, Presenter and Consultant:

  • has over 10 years successful experience as presenter, and teacher across curriculum areas  
  • is a writer and presenter of mathematics curriculum support material for A Learning Place A Teaching Place
  • is an expert provider of research- and evidence-based mathematics professional learning in-class, in-school and out-of-school

We currently create and provide research- and curriculum-based:

  • in-school professional learning – targetted in-class demonstration lessons and off-class professional learning and planning, to develop deep understanding of all levels and aspects of K-6 mathematics concepts and the relationships between concepts, differentiation, concept integration, problem solving, quality pedagogy, meta-language 
  • out-of-school hours professional learning – targetted SDD, after- and before-school sessions, whole day professional learning and planning, to develop deep understanding of all levels and aspects of K-6 mathematics concepts and the relationships between concepts, differentiation, concept integration, problem solving, quality pedagogy, meta-language
  • parent sessions – to build parent and community understanding of why and how we teach mathematics differently now

For more information, email info@alearningplace.com.au

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