Developing shared approaches to maths in science and science in maths MY219 / B21
Who is it for?
What topics are covered?
- working with numbers: rounding, significant figures, standard form
- proportional reasoning: techiques to develop students ability to scale up and scale down applied to units, magnification, compound measures, molar calculations…
- exploring equations: considering different methods of solving linear equations and how these methods may be used to improve students' ability rearrange equations
- interpreting graphs 1: bridging the gap between expectations in mathematics and expectations in science
- interpreting graphs 2: understanding what the gradient of a line means in different contexts
- sketching and drawing graphs: developing techniques to improve graphs drawing skills in science
- trigonometry: exploring an approach to teaching trigonometry with understanding applied in a science context
- practicals for the mathematics classroom
- throughout the course you wll consider how definitions and notation differ in mathematics and science and develop methods to minimise the barriers which make students applying their mathematical skills in a science context challenging
How will you learn?
How long is this course?
Who is the course leader?
I have taught mathematics for over 30 years in a variety of secondary schools, to all abilities and age ranges up to and including A level further...
- understand the similarities and the differences between requirements of the mathematics specification and the requirements of the mathematical content in the science specifications
- develop ideas of what makes good mathematics teaching
- master approaches to teaching mathematical topics common to the mathematics and science curricula
- explore , develop and implement practical, sustainable models for departments working together
- create a joint action plan to be implemented back in school
|Developing shared approaches to maths in science and science in maths - day 1||27 June 2022||11:00-19:00||National STEM Learning Centre|
|Developing shared approaches to maths in science and science in maths - day 2||28 June 2022||09:00-19:00||National STEM Learning Centre|
|Developing shared approaches to maths in science and science in maths - day 3||29 June 2022||09:00-16:00||National STEM Learning Centre|
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