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Diving for Depth in Mathematics
Tue 7 February 2017, 10:00 – 16:00 GMT
Who is the course for?
EYFS, KS1, KS2 teaching staff
In light of the new curriculum, this training focuses on exploring teaching strategies which will aid in the delivery and assessment of ‘Secure’, and ‘Greater Depth’ learning. This session will be suitable for all Primary age ranges, including EYFS.
The course will include:
Concrete, Pictorial, Abstract (CPA) pedagogies
Formative assessment strategies
Encouraging mathematical thinking and reasoning
Deeper learning questioning
Making links to develop ‘secure’ learners
Access to all resources used in the session
Included in this course is the opportunity to spend a morning with the course leader in her own school, observing her Y5 class in action using the principles experienced on the course.
Alternatively a KS1/EYFS class can be observed. There will also be time to discuss the impact of the lesson and how formative assessment is used effectively.
Course Leader: Helen Davids
Helen is a Primary Mathematics Teaching for Mastery Specialist for the NCETM, SLE for Primary Mathematics and also the Primary Mathematics Specialist for the Ebor Academy Trust. Helen is additionally a Numicon affiliated trainer and has NPQML status. In her role at Robert Wilkinson Primary Academy as Mathematics Subject Leader, Year group lead and teacher, Helen is actively developing the delivery of the new curriculum, the mastery approach and assessment.
Previous participants' feedback
''The greater depth maths training delivered by Helen Davids was interactive, interesting and insightful. Lots of good practise was shared and I am excited to explore many of these concepts with my children in the classroom.''
''Helen was very informative. Shared some outstanding practice and definitely made me leave thinking about how to improve my classroom practice and implement some new strategies for teaching reasoning.''
''The course was very thorough and gave lots of opportunities to discuss ideas and try out the strategies introduced. I can really see how these structures will help the children in my class learn and help me teach. It put some of the more complex changes to the new curriculum into context which was also useful.''
Feedback from 'Diving for Depth' 7th November 2016 session at Sandburn Hall
Course Cost - £95
Payment can be made by credit/debit card/cheque/invoice.