Building confidence as a newly qualified mathematics teacher MY205

Explore what makes good mathematics teaching by considering questioning, promoting positive behaviour, planning for learning and giving feedback.


Summary

Join us to explore what makes good mathematics teaching. Suitable for teachers of mathematics who are in the early years of their teaching career, explore a range of teaching strategies to help engage and inspire students during your first teaching post. We will look at questioning, promoting positive behaviour, planning for learning and ways of giving feedback that make a difference.

The course consists of two residential periods to help build confidence and support you as a newly qualified mathematics teacher.

"There were a lot of useful tips and strategies given to us. We discussed situations from our teaching that were not good and got advice on how to improve it, change it, etc. I have few things I'm going to try out to improve my practice."

Past participant, 2016

During this course, we will:

  • establish a vision for your teaching and explore strategies to maintain resilience as a new teacher
  • experience methods for increasing progress for low attaining students, and methods for promoting positive behaviour
  • discover activities to generate stimulating displays and mathematics outside the classroom
  • explore problem solving skills, questioning strategies, resources and feedback that makes a difference

"Everything was brilliant. [The sessions] were all tailored towards us and our needs and wants."

"Every session was amazing."

Past participants, 2016

This is a residential course, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. Course fees vary for participants outside the UK. Please contact enquiries@stem.org.uk for more information.

Outcomes

You will be able to:

  • explore what makes good mathematics teaching
  • experience teaching methods to build confidence and help develop the teaching and learning in mathematics
  • complete a gap task and action plan in order to put theory into practice

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