Your Numicon Workshop Leader - David Lyttle
David joined the team at the International School of Düsseldorf (ISD) in 2012 as a core classroom teacher. In 2014 he was appointed as a specialist Support for Learning Teacher with a focus on elementary school Mathematics. As part of this role, he developed a successful customised math intervention program using Numicon resources, which can cater for students with needs in Grades 3 to 7. An e-book of this intervention has been commissioned and is currently in development. He has been instrumental in the training and utilisation of Numicon at ISD as a classroom resource and enrichment tool and as an essential part of the constructivist concrete-pictorial-abstract approach to mathematics adopted at ISD.
His current role at ISD includes modelling lessons and strategies that will assist teachers in delivering best pedagogical practice. In addition, he keeps up to date with the latest research, websites, materials, and learning experiences that can be used to enhance all aspects of the math program. David also runs diagnostic assessments on targeted students to identify next steps in learning. He regularly shares his latest research and practice at conferences worldwide.
David is a strong advocate for Numicon. He appreciates the overall versatility and utility of Numicon to complement any math program in a multitude of mathematical domains. He is a Numicon certified consultant and an experienced inset Professional Development trainer. In the last 4 years, Davis has trained faculty in dozens of international schools worldwide.
David is a both a primary school trained teacher and has a Masters in Inclusion Education. He has a strong pedagogical knowledge regarding mathematical difficulties, prevention and intervention, as well as ways to support gifted and talented students.
David can customise his support to cater for your school’s specific needs, and is happy to offer inset workshops, seminars, on-going consultancy, modelled lessons and classroom observations.
Instructional Coach & Support for Learning (ES Mathematics)
Numicon Certified Consultant
ES Mathematics Consultant
M.Ed. (Inclusion), M.A. (Development), Dipl. Ed. (Primary)