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Maths subject knowledge: proportional reasoningNE204A19

Start Date04 Nov 2019
Duration4 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
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...

Maths subject knowledge: fractions, decimals and percentagesNE205A19

Start Date04 Nov 2019
Duration6 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
When asked which topic in maths do students find difficult, and which topic is most difficult to teach, often teachers will reply “fractions”. Fractions, decimals and percentages are introduced to students early in the curriculum, and remain a major focus until the end of secondary school. The new key stage 3 and...

Developing shared approaches to maths in science and science in mathsMY214A19

Start Date02 Dec 2019
Duration4 Days
VenueYork
FeesFrom £1,280.00 + VAT. Fees can vary, see page for more details
BursaryENTHUSE Bursary - £1,080.00
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...

Using manipulatives to enhance understanding in secondary mathematicsMY210A19

Start Date25 Feb 2020
Duration2 Days
VenueYork
FeesFrom £200.00 + VAT. Fees can vary, see page for more details
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 share what I have learned...