Maths Magic - Bringing Geometry Alive
England (North East), England (Yorkshire & the Humber)
An interactive workshop for those teaching and supporting maths in the tertiary sector
Venue: National STEM Centre, University of York
Event is aimed at any staff in FE or HE who wish to engage mature students:
• who have the potential ultimately to study a STEM subject in HE or
• who are already studying a STEM subject in HE but struggle with the maths.
Typical participants would be: Access to HE diploma tutors for science, technology and engineering subjects; HE foundation level science, technology and engineering tutors; support staff who provide workshops or one-to-one support for students struggling with maths in HE or at access-level; teachers of GCSE to adult returners intending to study science, technology and engineering subjects; anyone looking for inspiration or with good ideas to share for making maths more appealing to adults who will need it for maths subjects in HE.
The workshop aims to provide participants with opportunities to:
- Take part in enjoyable activities that they can use with their own learners.
- Discuss the challenge of engaging reluctant learners.
- Share activities from their own classroom practice.
- Explore a range of approaches for teaching geometry.
- Consider resources available via NCETM, SIGMA, mathcentre, mathtutor and the National STEM centre portals.
The workshop is free and lunch and refreshments will be provided. If you would like to attend, please request a booking form and details of the venue from Rosy Judge, Lifelong Learning Centre, Level 11 Marjorie and Arnold Ziff Building, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT; Tel: 0113 3437892; email@example.com