Free

Mathematics and Subject Knowledge Enhancement for Primary Teachers

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

Brimsdown Primary School

Enfield

EN3 7NA

United Kingdom

View Map

Event description

Description

Mathematics and Subject Knowledge Enhancement for Primary teachers


Overview

This Work Group aims to help primary teachers improve their knowledge of primary mathematics content (subject knowledge) with a particular emphasis on mathematical structures in key areas. Teachers will also develop their understanding of the background pedagogy (how children learn the maths) so that their teaching can be more effective. Approaches explored during the Work Group will be consistent with teaching for mastery. It will contribute to a national project, with participation across the Maths Hubs Network in England, which aims to refine and perfect an SKE improvement model that maximises effective teaching.


Who is this for?

Teachers in primary schools who want to develop their own understanding of mathematics, and want to learn more about mathematics pedagogy within a teaching for mastery context.


What is involved?

Four twilight sessions at Brimsdown Primary School


Expectations of participants and their schools:

Participants will be expected to attend:


Session 1 – Tuesday 1st May 2018 – Principles of Teaching for Mastery

Focus: variation, intelligent practice and developing conceptual understanding


Session 2 – Tuesday 22nd May 2018 – Addition and Subtraction / Number Sense / Place Value

Focus: CPA approach, difference between conceptual and procedural variation as well as how best to support students to develop fluency


Session 3 – Tuesday 12th June 2018 – Multiplication and Division / Number Sense / Place Value

Focus: Using representation to expose mathematical structures, progression of conceptual understanding and links to fractions as an operation.


Session 4 – Tuesday 3rd July 2018 – Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Focus: Fractions as number and operation; Part Part-Whole relationship (conceptual understanding) as well as equivalence and simplifying

Participants in this Work Group will be expected to contribute in facilitated discussions and complete work group gap tasks.


These four twilight sessions will be run from 4.30pm – 6.00pm at Brimsdown Primary School.

(Please note: This Work Group will be initially limited to two places per school. If spaces are still available in the week leading up to the first session, we will make these additional spaces available to schools that have already signed up.)

Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

Brimsdown Primary School

Enfield

EN3 7NA

United Kingdom

View Map

Save This Event

Event Saved