London South West Maths Hub

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Mathematical Thinking for GCSE

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Mathematical Thinking for GCSE Effectiveness

 

This work group offers teachers and their departments nationally coordinated support to address the reasoning and problem-solving challenges of the mathematics curriculum and its assessment in the new GCSE.

 

Participants will:

  • Increase their experience and understanding of the role of reasoning and problem solving in the new curriculum and the teaching and learning needed to support pupils develop these skills.
  • Increase their understanding of how these skills are tested in the new GCSE and what particular teaching and learning approaches can support current KS4 pupils.
  • Broaden their repertoire of approaches and resources that develop pupils’ mathematical reasoning and problems solving.
  • Improve their confidence in planning and delivering lessons reflecting teaching and learning approaches that support greater reasoning and problems solving in all lessons.

 

Audience: 

All secondary schools wishing to begin or continue a programme of professional development to address the teaching & learning implications of the new curriculum and GCSE. Ideally, two members of department, at least one of which is experienced and has some leadership responsibility. Participants must attend all 4 sessions.

 

Day 1: Tuesday 4th December 2018  (12.00 – 15:00)

 

Day 2: Tuesday 22nd January 2019  (12:30 – 14:30)

 

Day 3: Tuesday 19th March 2019  (12.30 – 14.30)

 

Day 4: Tuesday 18th June 2019  (12.00 – 15.00)

 

Gap tasks between the workshops will include lesson study, allowing wider department participation in the professional development.

 

Location:   Raynes Park High School, Bushey Road, London, SW20 0JL

 

Work Group Lead:   Claire Henderson

 

Cost:   FREE

 

Contact London SW Maths Hub Administrator Lesley Dibbens admin@londonsouthwestmathshub.co.uk to express an intererest in participating in this Work Group.

 

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