Spring Term Course
Understanding Concrete – Pictorial – Abstract
to aid conceptual understanding and fluency and
Using the Bar Model to aid understanding and problem solving
Wednesday 30th January and Tuesday 26th February 2019, 9.15-12.15
These 2 spring term sessions will begin with a review of the features of Mastery Mathematics which impact on outcomes, deepening our understanding of the implications for our day to day teaching. We will explore the importance of using concrete-pictorial-abstract links correctly. We will then consider how the bar modelling approach can be introduced to aid problem solving and enable to pupils to have a deeper conceptual understanding. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about and explore this strategy in their own classroom environment, before exploring it at a deeper level in the second session.
The Connectedness of Mathematics
Wednesday 22nd May and Wednesday 19th June 2019, 9.15-12.15
These 2 summer sessions will consider the importance in Mastery Teaching of having knowledge of the connectedness of mathematics and how to utilise this in your planning and teaching. We will highlight the most common misconceptions that are observed in the classroom which can reduce pupils’ understanding and progress.
We will explore and learn about:-
‘connectedness’ in Mathematics
how this impacts on learning
what we mean by deep and surface understanding
the implications for our teaching
Cost: £120 Alliance Member £140 Non-member per 2 session course.
To book email: firstname.lastname@example.org