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Teaching to Mastery: A focus on bar modelling for KS1 and KS2
Wed 22 March 2017, 09:00 – 12:00 GMT
The Singapore approach is an exciting and effective way to teach maths. Through well-established teaching methods and the use of carefully researched text books, children are able to develop a love and deep understanding that allows them to master maths.
This workshop is aimed at teachers and maths leads in KS1 and KS2 who are looking towards gaining further knowledge of the Singapore Maths approach and will particlar focus on bar modelling tequinuqes. This workshop is also suitable for those that are starting implementation of the approach in their schools.
Bar modelling is an effective approach to mathmatical problem solving
This workshop includes:
- a demonstration of a Singapore maths lesson (choice of KS1/2 - subject to availability)
- discussion with teachers and maths lead
- a workshop on the use of bar modelling (using content from KS1 and KS2)
- the opportunity to look at the text books we use and examples of children’s work and their journals
Please indicate whether your preference is to view a KS1 or KS2 lesson during the demonstration element. The remainder of the session will draw on content from both KS1 and KS2.
What time should I arrive?
All times published are the event times, please arrive 15-20 minutes in advance of the stated time to allow time to register and have refreshments.
Where can I find out more about Singapore Maths and Maths at St Mary’s?
You can visit the St Mary’s website to find out more about our school, our approach to maths and the biography of our Singapore Maths tutor, Fiona Hagsharfi.
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
You can contact Rachel Eppy, Business Development Manager on 0161 226 1773 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Yes, we understand that sometimes plans change in schools and a different colleague can attend on your behalf without charge. Please sign into school in your own name on arrival and the tutor will update our records.
Is there parking at the venue?
St Mary's has a car park which is accessed from Adscombe Street. We anticipate that there will be space for all teaching school visitors, however this cannot be guaranteed. Street parking in the immediate vicinity of the school is without restriction.