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Strengthening Mathematical Reasoning in Primary Classrooms - Staff Meeting
Tue 21 March 2017, 15:30 – 17:00 GMT
This staff meeting, held in your own school, will explore what reasoning is and why it is important within the primary classroom. The session will unpick strategies to help children secure and deepen their mathematical vocabulary, understanding whilst also aiding teachers in the creation of secure and greater depth questionning.
The session will include:
What reasoning is and why it is important
What effective reasoning looks like in the primary classroom (EYFS - Y6)
Strategies and question stems to promote effective reasoning
Examples of low entry, high threshold activities and how to create them
The length of the session can vary to suit your school.
Session 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.
Cost of course: £150
Payment can be made by credit/debit card, cheque or invoice