Mathematics in science teaching RA210 / A12

Start date
9 Dec 21
Duration
3 Hours
Learning Method
Remote Delivered CPD

Summary

There is an increased mathematical demand in science and a greater understanding is necessary to accelerate learning and raise attainment for science GCSE's.

This course explores the typical weaknesses in mathematics that hinder students' ability to understand and solve scientific problems. It will give teachers an increased confidence in teaching the mathematical aspects of secondary science and the skills and strategies to meet these requirements.

Who is the course leader?

  • Neil Crumpton

    Having started out as a real-time embedded software engineer in Telecomms R&D I moved into teaching in 2003. I taught for 16 years in a mix of...

Outcomes

You will be able to:

  • appreciate how weaknesses in understanding mathematics can lead to difficulty in understanding secondary science
  • identify pedagogies to address these weaknesses
  • understand how mathematics is used to make simple descriptions and predictions in science and how this might be supported by software examples
  • access mathematics in science resources for teaching GCSE science

Sessions

DateTimeLocation
Mathematics in science teaching09 December 202113:00-16:30Virtual

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Cost

State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£60.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£90.00 +VAT

Additional information

Our remote CPD courses for teachers are delivered across a series of sessions run at specific times and dates. Information on all course sessions can be found under the description of each course. To complete a course, all sessions are mandatory.

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