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New and aspiring leaders of mathematicsMY200

The National STEM Learning Centre is pleased to be offering another round of the ‘New and Aspiring Leaders of Mathematics’ programme for teachers looking to lead a mathematics department in secondary schools. This intensive two part residential professional development course has been developed for teachers new or...

Effective feedback and assessing progress in secondary mathematics without levelsMY208

Good quality feedback has been proven to be one of the most effective ways of ensuring student progress. The provision of good quality feedback relies on an accurate assessment of students’ understanding.Explore the different uses of assessment, consider the features of effective feedback and examine how understanding...

Teaching mathematics GCSE content with understandingMY207

Explore the content of the mathematics GCSE and gain an understanding of the importance of mathematical reasoning and problem solving.Develop problem solving skills and resilience in the context of hard to teach GCSE topics. Topics covered include trigonometry, linear graphs, proportional reasoning, standard form and...

Advancing your secondary mathematics teachingMY211

After establishing classroom craft in the early years of your career, do you feel ready to explore new challenges and take your teaching in new directions?Consider recent research in mathematics education and explore case studies of innovative practice to improve current and future practice. Put your ideas into...

Mastering mathematics at key stage 3MY218

It is important that mathematics at key stage three builds upon the mathematical experiences students experience at primary school. Explore what is meant by mastery, and consider the transition from primary to secondary school, and the mapping of progression through key stage three.“Really enjoyed the course. So...

Teaching assistants in secondary mathematicsMY212

“I can't wait to take the ideas and passion you've instilled in me back to my students." - Past participantThis course is designed for support staff working with secondary students in mathematics who wish to develop their mathematical knowledge and enhance the support currently given to students.Explore ways of...

Building confidence as a non-specialist secondary mathematics teacherMY213

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...

Using manipulatives to enhance understanding in secondary mathematicsMY210

 Manipulatives- or “objects to think with- include counters, interlocking cubes, Cuisenaire rods and tiles… Research suggests that their use is beneficial to mathematical understanding, and can help students with retention, problem solving and reasoning.“Cannot wait to get back to school to...

Maths subject knowledge: proportional reasoningNE204

Proportional reasoning, and the use of ratios, is required across different areas of the mathematics curriculum. It is essential to many areas of science and technology and is used in a range of real-world situations in both life and work.On this self-paced, online subject knowledge course, we explore a number of...

Developing shared approaches to maths in science and science in mathsMY219

There is significant overlap between science and mathematics curricula, but students’ experience of shared topics is often very different in the two subjects. Are applications from science regularly used to explore concepts in maths lessons? Are the mathematical techniques that students learn in science developed with...

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