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"A Problem Solving Approach to Teaching & Learning Maths - 1st - 6th Class"
Facilitator: Darren Sheils
Dates: Mon 1st – Friday 5th July 2019 (9.30am-2pm)
Teachers, make Maths class the best part of your teaching day!
This PDST Summer course will greatly enhance your teaching and pupils’ learning experiences in the classroom. This hands-on approach to mathematics teaching will equip participants with practical and stimulating maths ideas and resources for each class level from 1st – 6th. The sessions feature hands-on experiences centred around talk and discussion. Opportunities for regular reflection are planned for to consider pupils’ understanding of maths concepts with problem solving as a core purpose of maths teaching and learning. The sessions will cover the content areas of Measures, Fractions, Place-value, Shape and Space and Mental Maths strategies. There is a Problem-Solving focus interwoven throughout the week. Your pupils will be communicating, reasoning and problem solving with a new confidence in their abilities and an understanding that there are multiple strategies and solutions to real-life maths problems. A variety of assessment opportunities, including journaling and pupil self-assessment will also be explored. You will leave this course with a bank of ideas and a renewed enthusiasm for hands-on maths teaching with your pupils.
|Event Date||01-07-2019 9:30 am|
|Event End Date||05-07-2019 2:00 pm|
|Cut off date||05-07-2019|
|Location||Athy Community College|