MEMBERS' NEWS IN BRIEF
Teaching through problem-solving and teaching problem-solving
with Dr Tad Watanabe
November 25th 11:00 - 15:30
Central London venue
Joint NAMA/CLR-UK CPD Event
Dr Tad Watanabe will lead a day focused on curriculum design and problem-solving from a Japanese perspective. Tad is a Professor of Mathematics Education and an assistant chair of the Department of Mathematics at Kennesaw State University. The day will be split into two workshops:
In this session, we will engage in a simulation of a typical teaching through problem-solving (TTP) lesson. This lesson may take place at a number of different points in a school curriculum, and we discuss what those variations may be and the rationales behind them. We will then discuss possible implications in UK classrooms.
In this session, we will discuss some of the curricular considerations as we try to infuse problem-solving in a curriculum or organize lessons with problem-solving as the center piece for learning mathematics. Ideas include but certainly are not limited to, curricular coherence, visual representations, and learning goals.
This event is being jointly hosted by NAMA and CLR-UK and is open to all at a cost of £10.
To be sure of a place, please book now using the link sent by email.
September 23rd 10:00 - 12:00 online
September CPD Saturday
Coordinating Mathematical Success
On 13 July 2023, Ofsted published their long awaited mathematics subject report: Coordinating mathematical success
This CPD Saturday, led by the NAMA Exec, will provide a space to discuss how we can respond to this report in our work with schools.
In order to get the most from the discussion, please ensure you have read the report before we meet. Come ready to discuss, make suggestions, ask and answer questions; if you have a key question you would like discussed please submit it to firstname.lastname@example.org by September 20th.
If you have not received an email with a link to register for the session, please email us on the above address.
10 June 2023
June CPD Saturday
We are very much looking forward by our next CPD Saturday, to be led by Pip Huyton and Dave Hewitt, entitled 'An Intuitive Approach to Early Algebra.' Watch this space for more details.
November CPD Saturday
Thanks to Professor Camilla Gilmore from the Department of Mathematics Education at Loughborough University who led an extremely thought provoking session for us on Executive Function. Her slides have been shared with members along with a link to the recording.
September CPD Saturday
Gill Knight and Maggie Steel engaged us with activities and ideas offering a product-based approach to the teaching of multiplication and division - teaching pupils to multiplicatively compose and decompose factors and products. Their slides, together with the recording of the event, have been shared with members.
Many thanks to everyone who attended our first online CPD Saturday event with Mike Askew. He provided us with a fantastically thought-provoking input on, 'Reasoning for all.'