Annual Secondary Mathematics Conference
Nationwide, England (Yorkshire & the Humber)
9am - 3.30pm
The National STEM Centre is holding its annual Secondary Mathematics Conference on 21st June 2012 with keynote speaker Malcolm Swan sharing his thoughts and research on mathematics teaching and learning.
Malcolm Swan is Professor of Mathematics Education at the University of Nottingham. He played the principal role in the design and development of many of the Shell Centre materials, including the “boxes” that pioneered the integration of assessment, curriculum and professional development. His research is mainly into the theory, development and evaluation of teaching situations in mathematics education and he played a big part in two of the most recent widely used teaching resources are the Standards Units: Improving Learning in Mathematics and Bowland Maths.
The day includes a choice of workshops covering a range of topics:
• rich activities for assessment
• embedding mathematics across the curriculum
• looking at options for the new proposals for GCSE
• using teaching assistants effectively
• teaching mathematics to EAL students
• teaching mathematics by using Space as a context
• using new technologies to engage students
The full day conference including lunch, refreshments and inspiring resources all for £125 – and there is currently an offer of early booking price for £99 if you book by 17th May.