Building confidence as a non-specialist secondary mathematics teacher MY213 / A19

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

Summary

Perfect for teachers of mathematics who aren't specialists, increase your skills and knowledge of the subject and become more confident in your teaching of mathematics.

 

Do you want to feel more inspired, confident and increase your knowledge and skills when teaching mathematics even though mathematics is not your specialism? In this intensive residential course you will explore the characteristics of good maths teaching and develop strategies that promote good learning and deeper understanding.  During the course you will develop strategies to teach algebra for understanding, build ratio and proportion on a firm foundation of multiplicative reasoning, use manipulatives and multiple representations, and approaches to problem solving.

This is a residential course, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course.
Pre or post night stays can be booked for an additional charge and are subject to availability. For more information email enquiries@stem.org.uk

 

Outcomes

You will be able to:

  • understand what is good mathematics teaching
  • learn how to overcome the difficulties typically faced by non-specialist teachers
  • teach for deeper understanding: making connections
  • build resilience: helping students to help themselves
  • develop questioning techniques to encourage mathematical thinking

Sessions

DateTimeLocation
Building confidence as a non-specialist secondary mathematics teacher- day 104 November 201910:00-19:00National STEM Learning Centre
Building confidence as a non-specialist secondary mathematics teacher- day 205 November 201909:00-16:00National STEM Learning Centre
Building confidence as a non-specialist secondary mathematics teacher - day 303 February 202010:00-19:00National STEM Learning Centre
Building confidence as a non-specialist secondary mathematics teacher - day 404 February 202009:00-16:00National STEM Learning Centre

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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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