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|Description||A conference for primary teachers focusing on developing creative approaches to the teaching of calculations. 11th December 2012, Canterbury, Kent.|
|Categories||Primary, Teaching and Learning, Mathematics / Numeracy, KS1, KS2, Teaching staff, Advanced Skills Teacher, Excellent Teacher, Main-scale (core) teacher, Newly Qualified Teacher, Non-practising teacher, Post-threshold Teacher, Pupil mentor, Supply / Peripatetic teacher, Trainnee (pre-QTS) teacher, Teacher trainer, Cross-curricular Themes, Subject Knowledge, Out of school|
|Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students||
Creative Calculations—Unlocking the Secrets of Sums will provide delegates with a mix of key note speeches and workshops to
develop creative and exciting ways to learn, rehearse and enjoy calculations.
|Evidence underpinning this approach||
Recent inspection evidence from Ofsted has identified that in successful schools pupils who achieve well in mathematics have a broad curriculum where mathematical problem solving and reasoning underpins pupils learning. This conference will explore approaches to teacing calculations that builds on problem solving and reasoning. The key note speaker, Ian Thompson, will be sharing research evidence from the Netherlands and his own to explore efficient and effective strategies that pupils use when solving numerical problems.
|How users/participants can evaluate success||
Participants will be asked to complete a 10-10-10 impact tool at the end of the event to record 3 things that they can take away with them to implement in 10 days, 10 weeks and 10 months.
Participants will complete an evaluation form to be returned to SMaR+.
SMaR+ will contact the participants in 6 weeks to complete an online surverymonkey tool.
|Follow-up activities and support||The provider has not supplied this information|
1 hour Key Note: Ian Thompson Teaching Written Calculations
x3 workshops (1 hour each)
Making it Count - Andrew Jeffrey
Making it Real- Caroline Clissold
Making it Interesting - Vivien Townsend
|Associated Files||Conference Flyer_final_compressed.pdf|
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