Teaching English and mathematics through inspirational primary science NY036 / A19

Start date
17 Oct 19
Duration
4 Days
Location
National STEM Centre, University of York, York YO10 5DD How to find us
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Summary

Support and enhance children's learning in mathematics and English and improve progress by utilising the curiosity and enthusiasm generated through science.

Teachers will identify opportunities to apply mathematical skills and develop high standards of language and literacy through effective science teaching. There will be opportunities to develop curriculum planning that will enable children to enhance their learning in mathematics and English through science based contexts.

Who is it for?

This course is for primary teachers and science subject leaders.

What topics are covered?

This four-day course covers:
 
  • ⚪   Cross curricular links

    ⚪   Improving mathematics and English through science

    ⚪   Science and stories

    ⚪   Graphing and data handling

    ⚪   Real contexts as a stimulus for science, English and mathematics

    ⚪   Using the outdoors


How long is the course?

This is a four-day intensive residential course split into two residential periods. Fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course.

Who is the course leader?


  • Jane Winter

    Professional Development Leader, specialising in STEM, employed at York University and in Lincolnshire schools. 


Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:
 
  • ✔️   Describe strategies to improve children's progress in mathematics and English through science

    ✔️   Combine teaching in mathematics and English with interesting and imaginative science contexts

    ✔️   Plan a whole school approach to leading and embedding mathematics and English in science

Sessions

Improving numeracy and literacy through science - day 117 October 2019 11:00-19:00
Improving numeracy and literacy through science - day 218 October 2019 09:00-16:00
Improving numeracy and literacy through science - gap task26 February 2020 00:00-00:00
Improving numeracy and literacy through science - day 327 February 2020 11:00-19:00
Improving numeracy and literacy through science - day 428 February 2020 09:00-16:00

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Fees & Bursaries

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Additional information

For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 

 

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